Adeyeye Oluwatosin, a Botany student of Lagos State University (LASU), has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, for kissing is three-year-old stepsister in a viral video.
Adeyeye Oluwatosin who was arrested on Friday 5th June, is currently being investigated at the Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department, CID.
The incident it was learned incident happened on Tuesday 2nd, June 2020 in their residence at Shagamu.
The Spokesperson for the Lagos state police command DSP Bala Elkana, while confirming the development stated that, “The arrest was made after the attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing one Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde of Kajola Street, Shagamu, Ogun State, a Botany student of Lagos State University, kissing his three years old step sister (name withheld).
“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu tasked detectives from the Gender Unit to analyse the video and apprehend the suspect. The team got the suspect on 5/6/2020 at about 1100 hours.
“He is handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba for diligent prosecution in Court.”
Meanwhile, the Lagos state Commissioner of Police has expressed his gratitude to Nigerians who helped in bringing the incident to the notice of the Police and urged everyone to continue to speak out against sexual and gender-based violence.
Stating that, “Together we can stop rape, stop child abuse and crime against our women and children. For complaints on rape, child abuse or domestic violence call any of the following numbers 08175899289, 09062887858, 09062887856, 09062887849, 09062887841, 09062887870, 08023532283, 09062887864, 09062887861 and 09062887860.”