Defence & Security

Police arrest mother, son for allegedly impregnating girl

By Paul Michael, Defence Editor, Abuja

Ekiti State Police Command has arrested one Mrs. Ademiloye Felicia and her son, Adewumi, for sexually molesting and impregnating a 15-year-old girl in the last three years.

A statement by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abutu Sunday, said the victim had left home for extra lessons in preparation for her WAEC examination sometime in March 2019 but did not return home.

It further added that following credible information on 15th March, 2022, the victim’s mother reported to the police about the whereabouts of her daughter, which led to the arrest of the suspects.

According to the statement, Ademiloye allegedly lured the victim into his mother’s house on the fateful day and drugged her, a move that made her to lose her memory. Ademiloye has since allegedly been sexually molesting the victim and using her for sexual gains. The Trumpet gathered.

The police said, “Sometime in March, 2019, the victim, a 15year old girl, left home for an extra moral lesson in preparation for her WAEC but did not return home, which was unusual of her.

“The victim’s parents subsequently reported a case of their missing daughter to the Police but all efforts made by the Police and her family members to know her whereabout proved abortive.

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“However, on 15/3/2022, that is about three (3) years later, the victim’s mother received a credible information about her daughter’s whereabout. She then alerted the Command’s Juvenile Welfare Center (JWC) of the State CID who then swung into action and traced the missing girl to the house of one Mrs Ademiloye Felicia.

“The victim was immediately rescued while Mrs Ademiloye Felicia and her son, Adewumi Ademiloye were subsequently arrested for further investigation.

“Investigation revealed that the victim was lured by Adewumi Ademiloye into his mother’s house on that fateful day and drugged.

“The victim revealed that after consuming the drugs given to her by Adewumi Ademiloye, she could not remember to go back home. She stated that she is now a drug addict due to the number of drugs consumed within this period of three years.

“According to the victim, Adewumi Ademiloye had series of sexual intercourse with her and has given her to different men on many occasions each time he does not have money who had sex with her and paid Adewumi Ademiloye an amount ranging from ten thousand naira (#10,000) to twenty thousand naira (#20,000).

“Further investigation revealed that the victim is about eight mouths  pregnant but has not been registered in any Health Care Center or visited any hospital for Antenatal Care.”

The police further stated that the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation and will be charged to court alongside his mother for “conspiracy to wit abduction, rape and child exploitation.”

Meanwhile, the victim has been taken to Ekiti State Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Ado Ekiti for medical attention.

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