Police arrest 48-year-old man for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old child

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A 48-year-old man is in FCT police net for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old child in Abuja.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh who confirmed the arrest, noted that operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command attached to the Apo Divisional Police Headquarters at about 10:15 am of March 22, 2023 received a complaint from one Rose Solomon of behind-Prince & Princess Estate that she was suspecting her neighbor, one Adekola Adeshina, a 48 years old male, of sexually engaging her 10 years old daughter, Faith Solomon.

According to her, “The suspect shortly after being arrested and interrogated, voluntarily elected in a written statement to have carried out the dastardly act severally.

“While The 10 years old Faith Solomon is undergoing a medical examination, the Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Sadiq Idris Abubakar wishes to call on parents and guardians to exercise a greater level of attention to changes in behavioral pattern of their wards around individuals and ensure that measures are put in place to shield them against sexual crimes.”

She said meanwhile, the suspect remains in Police custody and will be charged in court upon the conclusion of the investigation.

She added: “The Commissioner of Police equally enjoins members of the public to be vigilant and make prompt rendition of calls/complaints through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached on: 0902 222 2352.”


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