Operatives of Ekiti State Police Command have arrested a grandmother who allegedly collected the sum of N50,000 from an alleged youngster molester, Seun Olarewaju to cowl up the crime.
Olanrewaju was stated to have raped her 3-year-old granddaughter.
In an announcement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Sunday Abutu, the police stated the 2 suspects are already of their custody.
According to the assertion, Olanrewaju was arrested in reference to the crime whereas the grandmother of the sufferer was notably arrested after investigation revealed that she collected the sum of N50,000 to cowl up the act.
The incident reportedly occurred at Iyana Emirin Area, Off Poly Road, Ado-Ekiti.
He stated “Investigation revealed that the suspect lured the victim into his room where he had carnal knowledge of her.
“The victim was thereafter taken to the hospital for medical examination and treatment where experts confirmed a case of penetration into her private parts.
“Further investigation revealed that when the grandmother of the victim heard about the incident, she demanded the sum of N50,000 from the parents of the suspect for an amicable settlement of the case.
“The money was paid to her and she converted it to her personal use. She was also arrested and will be charged to court alongside the suspect for compounding felony and defilement respectively.”