Police in Ogun have arrested an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack, for having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl.
Police spokesman in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated in Abeokuta on Saturday that the suspect resides at Okun Owa area of Ijebu-Ode and was a well-known paedophile.
He added that Jack’s latest escapade was reported to the police by the father of the victim who noticed that his daughter was bleeding from her private region.
Mr Oyeyemi, a superintendent of police, stated that upon interrogation, the victim told her father that Mr Jack assaulted her sexually.
He added that the victim had been taken to the General Hospital, Ijebu-Ode for treatment.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Lanre Bankole, also directed that Jack be taken to the Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.