It has been discovered that two married men continually defiled a 7-year-old girl in their compound in Lagos and the girl confirmed this to their wives.
The suspects, Mr. Osuntunbo Dare, 42 and Idowu Gbolahan, 29, who live at Sanusi Street in Shomolu, Lagos, both se.xually abused their neighbour’s daughter separately and each not aware that the other was doing the same thing. The abuse started in 2017 continued into 2018 until the girl’s mother suspected, checked her private part and found out her daughter had been defiled.
It was at this point that the girl opened up to her mother and pointed Dare and Gbolahan as the culprits.
Investigation revealed that Dare was the first to begin the assault in 2017, then in 2018, Gbolahan joined to defile the girl on several occasions. Both men threatened the girl not to reveal their actions to anyone.
According to P.M. Express Dare and Gbolahan were arrested after the matter was reported to the police at the Gender Section of the Command. Their wives were also informed and the girl confirmed to the women that their husbands had been se.xually assaulting her.
It was at the police station that Dare and Gbolahan discovered that they were both sleeping with the victim after the girl confronted them before the police. They were found culpable and charged before the Ogba Magistrates court for the alleged offence. The court ordered them to be remanded in prison without taking their plea.
The matter was adjourned till September 24, 2018.