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Bus driver arrested for defiling four-year-old pupil

A 36-year-old school bus driver, identified as Humble Michael, has been arrested by the security operatives of the of Ogun state police command for defiling a 4yrs old pupil (name withheld) of the school where he was working.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the command, made this known in a statement stating the suspect was arrested on January 22 following a complaint by the mother of the victim who reported at Ogijo divisional headquarters that while her husband was bathing their daughter, he found that blood was flowing out of her private part, and when the girl was asked, she revealed to her parents that the driver of their school bus was the person who had sex with her on the 21st of January 2021.

Oyeyemi’s statement read;
”The victim stated further that after the driver had dropped all other school children at their various homes, she was the only person left on the bus. This gave the driver opportunity to park somewhere along the road and defiled the little innocent girl.
Upon the report, the Dpo Ogijo division CSP Muhammed Sulaiman Baba detailed his operatives to go after the suspect and he was subsequently arrested.
The victim was quickly taken to general hospital for treatment and the doctor’s report confirmed that she had been sexually abused.

On interrogation, the suspect admitted that he actually committed the crime.”
The police spokesperson continued that the commissioner of police cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun has directed the immediate transfer of the case to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.
He pleaded to parents to always make the wellbeing of their children particularly female ones a number one priority so as to save them from those evil men prowling around everywhere. He also reminded school proprietors to always have history checks of those they want to employ to save them from employing criminals

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