CRIME

35-year-old Father Arrested for sexually violating 2-year-old Daughter in Lagos

A father has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling his 2-year-old girl child and house maid.

The suspect, one Kingsley Achugbu, 35, was picked up by the police after the house maid reported him to the FESTAC Police station, Police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi told newsmen.

The maid showed up at the police station with one Mrs. Justina Nelson of the Children and Vulnerable Persons Network.

The 2-year-old has since been taken to the hospital for expert medical examination.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has since issued a directive for the case to be transferred to the Gender Unit of the Command.

Odumosu appealed to residents to report all cases of sexual harassment, assault and domestic violence to the police, relevant agencies and non-governmental organisations.

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