A 43-year-old Islamic cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, was caught on camera having anal sex with a five-year-old girl he was supposedly giving Islamic teaching.
Unknown to the Islamic cleric, somebody was busy recording the obnoxious act and later reported the recoded act to the Lagos State Police Command. The police command moved in and immediately, arrested Salaudeen,
A statement released by the command’s spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, disclosed that the dastard act was reported to the command by a good Samaritan who secretly recorded the Alfa abusing the child.
The video was presented to the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, who, after watching the despicable act on video, directed the command’s undercover operatives attached to the State Intelligence Bureau to immediately arrest the culprit and hand him over to the Gender Section for detailed investigation.
The operatives swooped into action in search of the Alfa and arrested him near a mosque in the Igando area of the state.
He was dragged to the Gender Unit, where the Officer-in-Charge, ASP (Mrs) Abimbola Williams, confronted him with the video of him defiling the child by penetrating her anus and private parts.
The Alfa who broke down in tears on seeing himself captured like an actor in a movie and owned up to the crime. He told the investigators that he resides at 16, Awoyemi Street, Igando Road, Ikotun, Lagos.
The police said the case will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
The CP, while commending the courageous act of the good Nigerian, has warned parents and guardians to keep constant watch over their children and wards. He pointed out that nobody should be trusted and that parents should endeavour to be friends with their children and let them be free to share things with you.