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Police arrest actor for abducting, defiling teenage girl in Ogun


The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old actor, simply identified as Praise, for allegedly abducting and defiling a 14-year-old girl (name withheld).

The suspect was arrested in the Mowe area of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Omolola Odutola, confirmed the arrest of the suspect to journalists in Abeokuta on Thursday.

The PPRO said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Mowe divisional headquarters of the police by the grandparents of the victim.

“On the 1st of May at about 1405 hours, the grandparents of the teenage girl reported to the police that their granddaughter got missing since the April 27, 2024.

“The grandparents of the abducted teenager also accused the suspect of having unlawful carnal knowledge of their granddaughter, who was discovered to have been bleeding profusely.

“Medical forms have been issued for examination and treatment in a government hospital for more credible evidence.

“Preliminary investigation has commenced at the Mowe divisional headquarters, but the case will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation,” the PPRO said.

She added that the command is partnering with the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare to end sex assault and abuse in the state.


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