Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Raping Six Year Old

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 62 year old man named Isiaka Obadairo for defiling a six year old girl.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi noted that “the arrest followed a complaint from the mother of the victim who reported at the Sango Divisional Police Headquarters.”

According to her, the incident occurred while she was away at work. The suspect who happens to be her neighbour was said to have called the six year old under the pretense of sending her on an errand after which he allegedly lured her into his room and forcefully raped her.

Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Sango Ota Superintendent of Police, Ogunwale Akinsola dispatched a team of detectives to the scene at No. 42 Ijamodo Estate, Osi round about, Ota and promptly arrested the culprit.

According to him, the victim has now been taken to the hospital for immediate medical attention.

The DPO also noted that the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution.

Ex-President Obasanjo Solicits Support For Police

Ex-President Obasanjo Solicits Support For PoliceA former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked religious and community leaders and Nigerians in general to support the Nigeria Police in its task of providing the much needed security of life and property of the citizenry.

He made the appeal in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital at the maiden meeting of the Eminent Citizens’ Forum and the launch of the ‘Change Begins With Me’ initiative by the Ogun State Police Command.

The purpose of the meeting was to rub minds and fashion out ways of ensuring security of life and property at the grassroots level.

The former president asked Nigerian to always give useful information to the Police to aid them in reducing the level of insecurity in the country.

The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, who represented Governor Ibikunle Amosun, however challenged the Police authority to intensify effort on the rising tides of kidnapping and land grabbing which has led to many deaths.

The ‘Change Begins With Me’ initiative is to inculcate discipline and patriotism in all Nigerians.

Police Charge 27 FUNAAB Students Over Violent Protest

FUNAAB, Police, Protest, Ogun, StateThe Ogun State Police Command has charged 27 students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta over the violent protest which resulted in the destruction of at least 10 vehicles and attack on a church.

The students were arraign on a 6-count charge which include arson, malicious damage of property, unlawful assembly and rioting, at the Isabo Magistrate Court in the state capital, southwest Nigeria.

Delivering his judgement on Friday, Magistrate Oriyomi Sofowora ruled that the students could only be bailed after satisfying the bail conditions.

He stated the conditions to include two sureties of which one must be a parent and a resident in Ogun State while the other must have property worth 100,000 Naira.

The President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Ogun State chapter,  Seun Opaleye, said the accused were arraigned after seven of the 34 earlier arrested were found not culpable by the Police.

A drama ensued when one of the students, who was taken out of the Black Maria vehicle, expected to convey them to the Ibara Prison fainted.

This drew sympathy from on-lookers who alleged that the victim was not given the necessary attention he deserved at that moment.

Meanwhile, the Special Assistant to Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Youths, Mr Clement Olusegun, faulted the claims that one of the students was shot in the head by the Police, saying he witnessed the incident.

The injured student was said to have been discharged from the Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, where he was taken to after the incident.

He had since been transferred to the University College Hospital in Ibadan, the Oyo State’s capital.

Police Parades 30 Suspects, Recovers 10 Vehicles In Ogun

policeAs part of its renewed onslaught against criminals in Ogun state, south-west Nigeria, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested about 30 suspected criminals across the state, including a four-man gang of armed bandits which specialise in snatching vehicles in the state and neighboring states.

Parading the suspects at the state headquarters of the Police Force, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Muyiwa Adejobi said the arrest was made possible with useful information from members of the general public.

Among the arrested suspects are 16 suspected cultists and armed robbers.

The items recovered from them included guns, flat screen TV, arms and ammunition, ten vehicles and fabricated master keys being used by the suspects.

The PPRO informed the public that the command would not relent on the latest determination to reduce crime and criminal tendencies to the barest minimum in the state.

The suspects confessed to the crime as a 34-year-old car dealer claimed to buy the cars between 200,000 and 250,000 naira.

The command has however appealed to members of the general public whose car were stolen to approach the command with prove of evidence and claim their vehicles.

Police Parade Dismissed Pregnant Police Officer For Theft

PoliceFourteen suspects have been paraded by the Ogun State Police Command for various crimes including a 35-year old dismissed and eight months pregnant police officer who specialises in duping unsuspected members of the general public of their vehicles

The suspects were paraded on Wednesday at the state headquarters of the special anti robbery squad located along the Presidential Boulvard in Abeokuta, the state capital.

The command also paraded a 22 years old leader of a seven-man armed robbery gang along the Sagamu/Ore expressway.

But of interest was a 35 year old who was dismissed by the police for certificate forgery and eight months old pregnant corporal, hanging an assistant superintendent of police rank who dupes unsuspecting members of the public of their vehicles

While soliciting the continued support and cooperation of the residents of the state in providing the police useful information that could lead to arrest of criminals, the State Commissioner of Police, Ikemefuna Okoye, however asked members of the public to be weary of crminal parading themselves as officers of the law.

Commercial Motorcycle Riders Clash In Abeokuta, 25 Arrested

Two factions of the Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders Association Of Nigeria, ACOMORAN, have clashed at the premises of the federal high court in Abeokuta.

The crisis was said to have started when a former secretary of the association who is being investigated for alleged embezzlement, mobilized thugs from Ibadan and Igbo-ora areas of Oyo state to unleash terror on a faction led by the South West chairman of the association, Mr Samsondeen Apelogun on the premises of the court.

In the commotion that ensued, 25 members of the association were arrested by the Ogun state police command for disrupting public peace and order.

According to reports, the clash which could have resulted in a serious breakdown of law and order was averted by the combined men of the Nigeria Police, Department Of State Security, DSS, and men of the Nigerian Army.