The Lagos State Police Comand have arrested a 43-year-old teacher, identified as Abdulsalam Salaudeen for allegedly having anal sex with a five-year old girl in a mosque at Igando area of Lagos.
According to investigations,from the Police,it was gathered that Abdulsalam Salaudeen had been engaging in the illicit act for quite some time, but ran out of luck this time as he was captured on camera by a concerned neighbour while penetrating the minor whom he was supposed to be teaching Arabic language.
The Lagos State police spokesperson, Chike Oti, who confirmed the reports, was on December 28, 2018, while speaking with the press, revealed how good samaritan visited the headquarters of the Lagos State Police Command with a video evidence of the Alfa, having anal sex with a five-year-old girl that he was supposed to be teaching Islamic studies.
Oti also added that,the video was directed to the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi. whom after watching the heart-rending video, directed the command’s undercover operatives attached to the State Intelligence Bureau to immediately arrest the culprit and hand him over to the Gender Section for detailed investigation.
However, the operatives went in search of the suspect and arrested him near a mosque in the Igando area of the state.
“He was taken from there to the Gender Unit, where the Officer-in-Charge, ASP (Mrs) Abimbola Williams, confronted him with the video of him defiling the child by penetrating her anus and private parts.
“On seeing himself captured like an actor in a movie, the suspect broke down in tears and owned up to the crime. He later gave his name as Abdulsalam Salaudeen, a 43-year-old man resident at 16, Awoyemi Street, Igando Road, Ikotun, Lagos.
“The case will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded” he added.
Otu said that the CP, while commending the courageous act of the good Nigerian, warned parents and guardians to keep constant watch over their children and wards, adding that nobody should be trusted.
“Be friends with your children and let them be free to share things with you. Do not cover up any crime, no matter who was involved. Raise the alarm on child molesters in your neighbourhood so they can face the law and others nursing such thoughts can be deterred” he said.