The police in Ondo State have arrested a 35-year-old farmer, Kelvin Abugu, for allegedly defiling his neighbor’s nine-year-old daughter in Uso, in Owo LGA of the state.
It was gathered that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, May 2, 2021, after the victim’s mom, Agnes Emmanuel, reported the case to the police.
She reported that she saw her daughter passing out blood from her private part and when asked, she said it was the suspect who inserted his hand and later his manhood into her private part.
The suspect, who reportedly confessed to the crime, said he lured the minor into his room under the pretext of watching Television with him. He said he closed the door as soon as she entered his room, adding that when he could not penetrate her and had to use his finger to defile her before penetrating.
He claimed he committed the crime because he has no girlfriend or relationship and attributed his action to the devil’s work.
According to him, “I don’t know what came on me, I pounced on the little girl and defiled her before I knew what was happening.”