- A LASU student has been arrested police for molesting his under-aged step-sister
- The culprit, Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, was nabbed by the force on Friday, June 5
- Babatunde was seen in a video clip kissing his three-year-old relative
The police command in Lagos has arrested young man, Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, who was caught kissing a molesting a minor in a video that has gone viral on social media.
According to a press statement made available to Legit.ng by the force' spokesman in the state, DSP Bala Elkana, Babatunde who was seen kissing his three-year-old step-sister is a student of the Lagos State University (LASU) of the Department of Botany.
Elkana disclosed that the incident happened on Tuesday, June 2, in the culprit's residence at Shagamu, Ogun state.
After a close analysis of the video by a team of detectives deployed by the Lagos police commissioner, CP Hakeem Odumosu, Babatunde was arrested on Friday, June 5, and handed over to the state criminal investigation department in Yaba for prosecution.
Expressing his gratitude to Lagosians for helping the police with needed information that led to the arrest of Babatunde, Odumosu said: "Together we can stop rape, stop child abuse and crime against our women and children.
"For complaints on rape, child abuse or domestic violence call any of the following numbers 08175899289, 09062887858, 09062887856, 09062887849, 09062887841, 09062887870, 08023532283, 09062887864, 09062887861 and 09062887860."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the news of the murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) from the Department of Microbiology, had gotten to the Edo government.
Vera was killed in a church in the Ikpoba Hill area of Benin by a gang of men after they forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
In response to the sad and rather unfortunate development, Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered for the investigation and immediate arrest of the culprits.
On his Twitter page, Governor Obaseki assured residents that the police command in the state is on the matter and that in no time, Vera's killers will be tracked, arrested, and prosecuted.
Obaseki wrote on social media: "I have ordered the Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) to thoroughly investigate the circumstances that led to the death of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN)."
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