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Monday, 30 March 2015

LANDLORD CHARGED WITH RAPING TENANT’S 8-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER



LANDLORD CHARGED WITH RAPING TENANT’S 8-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER

A landlord who worships one of Yoruba’s deities, Sango(god of thunder) has been charged with raping his tenant’s eight-year-old daughter in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The suspect, Mr. Aderemi Babatunde popularly called Baba Sango(pictured) owns a house at Sakapena in Idi-Arere area where the victim’s mother, Bola(surname withheld) moved into about seven months back.
It happened that the woman had gone out to buy some items and left her daughter in the custody of a neighbour. But on her return, she met her daughter in her room writhing in agony, and sought to know what happened.
The daughter explained that she was lured to the shrine by Baba Sango where he inserted his finger into her vagina, unzipped his pants and put his male organ in her vagina.
The little girl added that Baba Sango used a black and white handkerchief to wipe her private part and gave the handkerchief to one man she simply identified as Baba Fila, who used to sell men’s cap.
Her mother was shocked by the incident and reported at Mapo police station on February 17, 2015.
The police arrested Baba Sango and he is currently held in detention at Department of Criminal Investigation, Iyaganku, Ibadan where he is facing interrogation to ascertain his culpability on the allegation against him or otherwise.