A 7-year old girl in Lagos has exposed two married men who had abused her severally by telling their wives that she had slept with their husbands in their compound at Sanusi Street in Shomolu area of Lagos where they resided.
The suspects, Mr. Osuntunbo Dare, 42 and Idowu Gbolahan, 29, have been arrested for defilement.
After the act was exposed, residents in the area expressed surprise and wondered what the attraction was for the suspects to have done such.
It was gathered that the 7-year old victim had been subjected to sexual abuse since 2017 when Mr. Dare first defiled her and continued before Mr. Gbolahan later joined in the act in 2018. They were said to have continued but warned her not to tell anyone about what they were doing to her.
However, the whole thing got exposed after the mother of the victim suspected her, checked her private part only to discover that she had been defiled. The 7-year old then revealed what had happened mentioning Gbolahan and Dare as being responsible for the dastardly act and their wives were informed about what had happened.
The matter was reported to the police at the Gender Section of the Command who arrested the suspects and detained them for further interrogations.
It was gathered that it was at the Command that the suspects knew that both of them were secretly sleeping with the victim after the girl confronted them before the police.
They were found culpable and charged before the Ogba Magistrates court for the alleged offence.
The prosecutor, Mr. Christopher John, informed the court that the defendants and the victim were neighbours where she was subjected to constant abuse.
The court ordered them to be remanded in prison without taken their plea.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mr. Peter Nwaka, directed the prosecutor to duplicate their file and send to DPP for advice.
The matter was adjourned till 24th September, 2018.
P.M.Express gathered that the defendants may be jailed up to 10 years if the DPP finds them culpable and they get convicted for the alleged offence.