The man who was deep kissing a minor in a viral video on social media has been arrested by the Lagos state police command.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bala Elkana said this in a statement on Friday.
According to Elkana, the attention of the police was drawn to the video showing one Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, a Botany student of the Lagos State University, kissing his three years old step sister.
The incident took place on June 2, 2020, at their residence in Shagamu, Ogun State.After being informed ,the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, 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,” the statement read.
The Commissioner, appreciated those who helped in bringing the incident to their notice.
He urged everyone to continue to speak out against sexual abuse and gender-based violence in order to bring an end to such.
In the past few days, news of several cases of rape and murder of several girls have surfaced, sparking national outrage.
A trending example is the murder of a 100-level student of the Department of Microbiology in the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Vera Uwaila Omozuwa.