The Ogun State Police Command, on Friday, said its officers arrested a 24-year-old man, Gadafi Bala, for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl in Ogijo in the Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Omolola Odutola, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

Odutola said Bala committed the crime on Thursday.

The statement partly read, “A report received from Ifesowapo Otitoloju CDA in Ilara, Ogijo that a 14-year-old female JSS1 student of Aderegun Community High School, Ogijo was raped by one Gadafi Bala ”m” aged 24 years old, on March 28, 2024.

“As soon as the Ogijo Divisional Police Officer received the report, he visited the victim and issued an examination form for evaluation, which result proved positive.

“Sequel to the result being confirmed by a doctor of a government-owned hospital, Gadafi was promptly arrested.

“Preliminary investigation has commenced into the matter, and the case will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.”