A Togolese, Dominic Samson, has been arrested by the police over alleged sexual defilement of six underage girls ofbetween ages 13 to 15, in Ejigbo area of Lagos.
A statement today by the spokesman for the police in Lagos, CSP Chike Oti, says the suspect’s arrest followed a report by the father of one of his alleged victims.
The statement adds that all the victims, except one, had confirmed being sexually assaulted by the suspect.
The suspect was also accused of sodomising his victims and forcing them into having anal sex with him.
The statement says the suspect also forces all the victims into participating in sex orgies and gives them N50 each afterwards.
The statement reads: “On 08/10/2018, about 0850hrs, a report came to the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ejigbo Police Station, CSP Olabisi Okufowobi, by the father of one of the children defiled and indecently assaulted by a Togo national, Dominic Samson, 31, of 28 Olusesan Street, Ejigbo; that while he was busy fending for his family, Dominic Samson, a neighbour, was home having his way with his 15-year-old daughter.
“Based on his complaint, the DPO, a female officer with extensive training in children and women rights, interrogated the victim and she confirmed the report. She confirmed that the suspect did not only defile her but sodomised her by having anal sexual intercourse with her.
“She further revealed that she was not the only victim of the suspect’s indecent sexual behaviour. She named five other victims who are within 13 to 15 years age bracket.
“All the victim’s except the sixth had been identified, interrogated and their statements recorded. The girls revealed that the suspect sometimes bring all of them together in one room for an orgy and thereafter give them a cash reward of fifty naira each.
“The five victims have been taken to the Mirabel Centre where the doctor’s report confirmed that the victim’s were indeed defiled as alleged.
“The Commissioner of Police once again admonishes parents to be mindful of their children as that is the only panacea to the rising cases of sexual exploitation and abuse of children.”