For allegedly raping a five-year-old boy repeatedly, one Ganiyu Amusat, 25, has been arrested by police operatives in Lagos.
He was said to have lured the minor, who is said to be in a critical state at a hospital, with biscuits.
The victim (names withheld) was said to have been playing with his mates in front of their compound along Hanson Street, Alakuko, when the suspect signalled him to come.
He was said to have taken the boy into his apartment where he allegedly raped him through the anus.
The Nation gathered that it was the wailing of the minor, after the incident that gave the suspect away.
Upon examination, curious neighbours who had gathered to find out what was wrong with him noticed that the minor’s pants were stained and blood was gushing out from his anus.
When asked what happened, he reportedly mentioned Amusat , consequent upon which he was apprehended by the Police.
Confirming the development, Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni said the suspect was assisting police investigation, adding that the victim was ruahed to Jeffis Specialist Hospital in the area.
In another development, a suspected member of a four-man armed robbery gang was yesterday killed during a gun battle with policemen at the Ebute-Metta area of the state.
The robbery it was gathered, snatched a vehicle from a female motorist at Estate bus-stop and was zooming off when a team of policemen arrived the scene.
A gun battle was said to have ensued during which the suspect identified as Isiaka was killed.
Owoseni who confirmed the story said the case has been transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Sqaud, (SARS), Ikeja for further investigation.