Provides numbers to report sexual abuse
The Lagos State Police has arrested the Botany student of LASU, Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, Friday, after a video of him kissing his three years old step sister (name withheld) went viral on Wednesday June 3 this year.
In a media release the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, issued Friday, the attention of the State Police Command was drawn to the viral video showing Babatunde of Kajola Street, Shagamu, Ogun State kissing his three years old step-sister.
The incident happened, which occurred on Tuesday June 2 at their residence at Shagamu, came in the heat of countless sexual abuse and defilement against children and teenagers across the country.
Following the directives of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who tasked the Gender Unit to analyse the video and apprehend the suspect, the team arrested Babatunde on Friday June 5 this year at 11am.
According to Elkana, Babatunde had been handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Yaba for diligent prosecution in Court.
Reacting to his swift arrest, the CP commended Nigerians who helped in bringing the incident to the notice of the police.
He further urged everyone to continue to speak out against sexual and gender-based violence. “Together we can stop rape, child abuse and crime against our women and children”.
For complaints on rape, child abuse or domestic violence, Odumosu urged everyone to call any of the following numbers: 08175899289, 09062887858, 09062887856, 09062887849, 09062887841, 09062887870, 08023532283, 09062887864, 09062887861 and 09062887860.Follow us on social media