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Man rapes 3-year-old girl after father asked him to take her home

By Mason White 10:51 AM February 23, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
A man was arrested and charged with child rape after he allegedly raped a little girl, a court in Nigeria has heard.

26-year-old Dare Ojo of Abeokuta, is accused of raping the 3-year-old girl after her father asked him to take her home.

According to the police investigation, the child’s father asked his friend, Ojo, to help take her home, but he took her to an unfinished building and raped her.

Ojo was caught red-handed by a farmer, who heard the little girl cry. The farmer immediately called the police, who arrested Ojo.

Ojo pleaded not guilty to the charges, and he was remanded into custody.

Earlier this month, three security guards were arrested and will be charged with child rape after they allegedly raped a little girl inside a church, police in Nigeria said.

Anambra State Police said that they arrested three security guards of the Our ​​Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, for gang raping a 14-year-old girl on Saturday.

According to the initial investigation, the girl came to the church with two other boys to collect firewood. They were approached by the security guards, who grabbed the girl, took her to a room and raped her.

The suspects will be brought before a magistrate’s court for bail hearings. Charges are still pending.