The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have arrested a 31-yearold mechanic allegedly caught having carnal knowledge of an 11-year-old girl in the Popo Giwa area of Ilorin, Kwara State.
The suspect, identified as Yusuf Abdullahi, was allegedly caught by one of the officers of the NSCDC on Saturday, while molesting the minor, who leaves in the same house with him.
The suspect, a father of three, said he was sleeping when the little girl came to wake him up to ask for his phone, adding that he willingly brought out the phone and played an Indian film for her, which aroused him.
Abdullahi, whose wife had just put to bed, stated that he was an automobile mechanic at Eyenkorin village, a suburb of Ilorin.
He said he was only fondling with her and he hadn’t gained access to her private parts.”
The spokesman for the NSCDC in the state, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident, said the victim had been taken to hospital for treatment.
He said, “This case was reported to the Gender Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Saturday, May 15, 2021.It happened around 10.30am when Yusuf Abdullahi, 31, was caught by one of our officers at the Kaiama Division having carnal knowledge of the 11-years-old girl at Atako compound, Popo Giwa area, Ilorin.”