22nd January, 2019
The Gender Section of Lagos State Police Command has begun investigation into a case of sodomy involving a 28-year-old man and his 17-year-old victim.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Imohimi Edgal told journalists that the man was arrested after the mother found her missing child at the suspect’s house.
“The complainant alleged that her son suddenly disappeared from home on Jan. 3, and a search party was raised to look for him.
“Four days after, being Jan. 7, 2019, he was found in the house of the suspect at No. 11, Itumaro Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos.
“When the young boy was debriefed at the Gender Unit, he narrated that the suspect kept him in his house and had been having anal sex with him.
“He also mentioned name of one other boy whom the suspect had been sexually abusing. Meanwhile, the suspect confessed to have committed the crime,” the CP said.
Edgal added that the suspect would be charged to court at the end of the investigation.