by Adeola Balogun
Two men have been arrested by the police following reports of alleged sexual abuse of minors.
One of the men, an unidentified 26-year-old, resident in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State was arrested for allegedly having carnal knowledge of the five-year-old daughter of his father’s tenant.
According to reports, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Victor Babayemi, said the accused was arrested on August 28, 2013, after an attempt to lure the girl with a loaf of bread. According to Babayemi, the accused in his confessional statement said he had been using bread to entice the girl and her sisters since he works in a bakery.
The suspect was said to have brought a loaf of bread and invited the girl to his room where he allegedly abused her sexually.
In a related development, a 57-year-old man, one David (surname withheld), who allegedly defiled his five-year-old step-daughter in Igede-Ekiti, has also been paraded by the police in Igede-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.