OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND ARREST 54-YEAR OLD PASTOR FOR DEFILING 12-YEAR OLD GIRL
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 54-year old pastor identified as Niyi Omowodun, for defiling a 12-year old girl around Ejigun Agbede, Itele-Ota, Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of the State.
Niyi Owowodun is a pastor at Helmet of Life International Church, Ogun State.
The State’s Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this announcement in a statement to newsmen this morning.
He disclosed that Owowodun was arrested following a complaint by the father of the victim who reported the incident at Itele Police Station.
According to the spokesperson, the victim’s father explained that he was at work when he received a call from one of his neighbors that his daughter had been sexually abused by the Owowodun.
Oyeyemi added that on interrogation, Owowodun confessed that he had intercourse with the girl after luring her into an uncompleted building in the area.
He also confirmed that the State’s Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.