A 67-year old man, Mr. Felix Adebayo, is to appear in court for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 10-year old girl in Benin City.
The girl, who was sent to pick up a cell phone in Adebayo’s possession, returned crying that the man inserted his fingers into her private part before assaulting her with his manhood.
Adebayo was one of the 35 suspects arrested for various crimes between July and August 2015 and one of the four men apprehended for defilement and homosexuality.
‎The Police Commissioner, Mr. Samuel Adegbuyi, vowed to rid the state of criminal elements, noting that the suspects would soon be charged to court.
The commissioner said Adebayo was arrested in Ubiane community near Auchi in Etsako West Local Government Area on August 8 and admitted to committing the crime.
Similarly, one Emmanuel Chukwuma, 18, who was arrested in Evbuotubu, Benin, for defiling a boy, 8 and his sister, aged 4, confessed to have lured the siblings with biscuit when their mother went to the market.
He said he had carnal knowledge of the boy through the anus on two occasions, adding that he was at home when policemen came to arrest him after the kids reported him to their parents.
The command also paraded a 27-year old boy, Hope Obasuyi, who was dismissed from the Nigerian Army, but now wears fake military uniform to rob around Benin metropolis.
Meanwhile, the commissioner has commended the media for collaborating with the command in its efforts to rid the state of criminals and appealed for support from the public in the area of providing information.

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