The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, identified as Badmos Olajuwon, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl, Favour (pseudonym), in the Somolu area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Olajuwon, who works as a fashion designer and was said to be husband of two wives, lived next door to the victim’s grandparent on Adedoyin Street.
It was gathered that the suspect allegedly raped the girl inside her grandma’s bedroom.
Our correspondent gathered that Olajuwon was arrested on Saturday by the Onipanu Police Division, where the matter was reported. It was learnt that at about 10pm, the suspect allegedly sneaked into the room where the eight-year-old girl was, covered her mouth and raped her two times. He was said to have threatened her to keep the matter a secret. Read more