Abuja - A 22-year-old Lagos native has been arrested for the rape of a five year old boy in the area, Punch reports.
It has been reported that the victim, Thompson (a pseudonym), had complained to his mother of pains in his anus. He then confessed that the suspect, Ganiu Amusa, had lured him to a place where he proceeded to penetrate the boy. The matter was subsequently reported to the Alakuko Police Division for investigation.
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Amusa has since confessed to the incident, blaming the devil for his actions.
The matter has since been transferred to the State Department of Criminal Investigation in Yaba.
Aliyu Giwa, Lagos State Deputy Police PR Officer, has since confirmed the arrest. Further investigation into the case is currently underway.
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