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47-year-old man posing as journalist rapes 10-year-old girl

By Mason White 5:55 AM February 16, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
A man was arrested and will be charged with child rape after he allegedly raped a 10-year-old girl, police in Nigeria said.

The suspect, who claimed to be a journalist, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police on Wednesday, after he was accused of raping the girl four times.

The suspect, Tosin Awotedo, 47, managed to lure the girl into his apartment.

The mother of the victim called police after being told by Awotedo’s neighbors that her girl went into the suspect’s apartment.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for a medical examination. Test confirmed that the girl was raped.

The suspect will be brought before a Magistrate’s Court for a bail hearing. Charges are still pending.