Sunday Ukeme, a 32 year old man has been arrested in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos for sexually abusing his neighbor’s 13 year old daughter and has blamed his actions on the influence of alchohol.
The victim was left in the hands of the suspect’s wife, Mary Sunday at Idaso town, Ibeju, Lekki by her mother who travelled out of Lagos, three weeks ago.
When the victim’s mother arrived from her journey, the teenager narrated to her mother of how she was sexually harrassed by Ukeme.
The Police at Akodo division was immediately informed by the saddened mother and Ukeme was arrested.
The Police discovered that the act took place while Ukeme’s wife was at a vigil in one of the churches in their vicinity.
CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command confirmed the incidence and has stated that “consequent upon the report lodged at the police station on October 4th, 2021, suspects have immediately been arrested by detectives.
The suspect, Sunday Ukeme has admitted to the crime and has blamed his criminal and shameful act on his alchohol’s indulgence.
The victimized teenager has reportedly been taken to the hospital for medical attention.
On directives by the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odomosu, the case has been transferred to the Gender Investigation Department, Panti for proper investigation and prosecution.
CP Odumosu has also promised to protect every girl child and other vulnerable persons in the State and has vowed to prosecute and take disciplinary actions against any paedophiles who discriminate minors with their uncontrollable sexual urge.