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35-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Defiling 2-Year-Old Daughter, Househelp

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A 35-year-old man identified as Kingsley Achugbu has been arrested for allegedly defiling his 2-year-old daughter and his house maid.

Lagos police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi said the suspect was arrested after the maid reported the matter to the police at Festac Division.

He stated the victim was accompanied to the station by Mrs. Justina Nelson of Children and Vulnerable Persons Network.

Adejobi expressed;

The housemaid had reported the matter to the police at Festac Division, in the company of one Mrs Justina Nelson, f, of Children and Vulnerable Persons Network and the police swung into action immediately.

The 2-year-old survivor has been taken to the hospital for medical examination and expert report for further investigation.

According to the statement by Adejobi, the victims have been taken to the hospital for examination and care.

Reacting to the matter, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said the police command is ready to fight sexual offences and domestic-based violence headlong in Lagos state.

Odumosu reiterated zero tolerance for sexual offences like rape, defilement, sexual harassment and assault, and domestic-based, which he said have been the order of the day in the society.

The police boss promised to work with relevant government agencies and non-governmental organisations to fight the societal menaces to a halt in the state.

Odumosu ordered that the matter be transferred to the Gender Unit of the Command for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.

He appealed to members of the public to always report all cases of sexual harassment and assault and domestic-based violence to the police and other relevant agencies for necessary action.

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