The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack, for allegedly defiling an eight-year -old girl (name withheld).

The state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abeokuta.

Oyeyemi said the octogenarian who resides at Okun Owa area of Ijebu Ode was arrested following a report lodged at Obalende Divisional headquarters.

He said the girl’s father told the police he discovered that his daughter was bleeding from her private parts.

Oyeyemi further stated that the father said when he asked his daughter why she was bleeding, she told him that the suspect had sex with her.

Oyeyemi said the DPO Obalende Division, Murphy Salami, immediately detailed his detectives to the scene, where the “randy old man” was apprehended.

He said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the old man is a known paedophile in the area.’’

Oyeyemi said the victim had been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.

He quoted the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, as directing the suspect’s transfer to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for more investigation and possible prosecution.

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