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Islamic cleric arrested for raping teen

16 March 2015, 16:59

Lagos -  An Islamic cleric, Abdullahi Omobolaji, a.k.a Alfa has been arrested for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old teenager, in the Agege area of Lagos State, Punch reports.

The suspect was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command after the matter which happened on Bakare Lane, was lodged at the Isokoko Police Division.

The cleric was said to have taken advantage of the minor and slept with her many times, from November 2014 until the act was uncovered by the victim’s mother in March, 2015.

Also read: Man arrested for raping four-year-old girl

The mother of the victim said she confronted the suspect but he denied it.

The victim had been taken to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for a medical test.

Read more at Punch

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