64-year-old grandfather defiles six-year-old girl in Ondo

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A 64-year-old man has been accused of allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl in Ondo State.

The suspect, Ajayi Awe, who was said to be a grandfather allegedly committed the crime at his residence at B/98 Daja Ajowa-Akoko, in Akoko North West Local Government Area of the State.

The mother of the victim, Mrs. Fatimah Obademi, who raised the alarm disclosed that her daughter notified her of the development following some complaints.

The agonized mother who was said to have been infuriated by the action of Awe towards her daughter promptly reported the crime at Okeagbe-Akoko Divisional Police Headquarters.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, DSP Funmi Odunlami disclosed that the suspect had been arrested and was already in the custody of the police.

While adding that the victim had been taken to the hospital for medical care, the PPRO stated that the suspect confessed that he defiled the young girl.

Odunlami also said that the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution upon the conclusion of investigation.

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