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NSCDC arraigns barber for allegedly raping eight-year-old pupil in Ibadan


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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (Oyo State Command) has arrested and arraigned a 16-year-old barber before the Magistrate Adetuyibi at Iyaganku Family Court 2 for allegedly defiling a minor.

The suspect identified as Olalekan Joshua was arraigned by the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Protection Unit of the Command on Thursday, March 11.

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Olalekan, a native of Ibadan from Onipasan area of Odejayi, allegedly raped an eight-year-old pupil in her mother’s shop on December 18, 2020, around 8 pm.

Magistrate Adetuyibi P O. of family Court 2 Iyaganku Ibadan later remanded the suspect at Abolongo Correctional Service in Oyo and adjourned the case to 15th May 2021.

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Speaking at the Command State Headquarters Agodi, Ibadan, after the sitting, the State Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya, who frowned at the incident, warned those indulging in such acts to desist as the NSCDC will not hesitate to punish offenders.

He admonished parents to take proper care of their children and also encouraged them to be disciplined.

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