A statement by the Lagos police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, informed that the case of defilement was reported on April 19 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station.
The case has since been and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation, Adejobi said in the statement.
According to the statement, it was gathered that, “Based on preliminary findings, the suspect started harassing the victim, 14 years, since she was 7 years old.”
Adejobi said that, “The suspect confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant.”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the case be properly investigated, promising to do justice in the matter.
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