By Rahaman Yusuf

A 42-year-old man has been arrested by men of Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun Corps) for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl.

Paraded along with other suspects in Akure, the Ondo state capital, Chinedu Michael, a father of three, who was accused of raping the child at Oke-Ijebu area of Akure.

Michael was said to have had carnal knowledge of the child after sending her on an errand lured her into his room.

Narrating how Michael defiled her, the child said: “he sent me to help him buy detergent. After bringing the detergent, he said I should go into his room to bring out the clothes he packed in his room.

“After bringing out the clothes, he used one of them to cover my face and led me into his room before tying my hands and legs, then he raped me.”

Michael, however, denied tying the child nor raping her.

The suspect said: “I didn’t even take her to my room nor tie her hands and legs.

“The only thing I did was just touch her. I put my hands under her pants but not with the intention of defiling her.”

The Amotekun commandant said the suspect will be arraigned in court after all investigations have been concluded.

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