Ekiti state is said to be battling with many so many issues but the mostly disturbing one is the inability of the men there to control their libido.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO), Mr. Victor Babayemi, on Saturday, said that the detectives from Ikole Division, Ikole-Ekiti, have arrested an elderly man that is old enough to be a great-grand-father, for defiling a 12-year-old girl on December 24, 2014.
Eighty-years-old man, Pa Olajide Ojo of No. B22, Oke Ode Idogu was arrested for the said offence.
The suspect, according to a press statement by the Ekiti police image maker, Mr Victor Babayemi, yesterday, reportedly, lured the girl, on street trading, into the room under the pretense that he wanted to buy pounded yam.
Ojo was said to have locked the door as soon as the victim entered and defiled her. The cry of the innocent girl was said to have attracted neighbors who promptly alerted the police.
The detectives unit of the police command responded promptly and arrested the suspect after taking the victim to hospital. According to the statement, the medical report as well as the blood stained exhibits recovered from the scene confirmed that the victim was defiled.
The suspect ,according to the police image maker, will be charged to court as soon as the industrial action embarked upon by judiciary staff was called off.
A problem too many as this incident was said not to be the only one that has taken place there of the recent.