Kwara NSCDC Nab Man, 65, For Allegedly Abducting, sexually Assaulting 2 Minors

The Kwara State Command, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have arrested a 65 years old night guard, Oluwole Akinola, who reportedly abducted two minors for days and sexually assaulted them while they were in his custody.

The spokesman of the NSCDC in the State Babawale Zaid Afolabi, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ilorin on Wednesday explained further that the the Gender– based Violence Unit of the Corps is currently interogating the suspects while the two victims are also helping in the investigation.

” It will be recalled that one of the victims’father, Borokini Oluwaseun, 32, of Aduralere Street, Ilorin, has come to the NSCDC office to complain that his 12 years old daughter Semilore who has been declared missing for some days was found in the custody of one Akinola Oluwole, 65, who lives in Shao garage area of the metropolis” Babawale narrated.

He explained further that timely arrival of the NSCDC operatives saved the suspect from mob action as the people of the neighbourhood insisted that this would not be first time Oluwole would be accused of rape.and sexual molestation of the minors.

In his preliminary statement, the suspect, who claimed to have lost his wive 15 years ago, denied to have sexually assaulted the minors, adding that the two girls actually approached him to shelter them but he did not sleep with them but harbouring them for days.

In meantime, the state commandant Iskil Makinde Ayinla has ordered that the two minors to undergo further medical examination while the case be transfered to the Gender- based violence unit of the corps for proper investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.

Edited by Felix Ajide