Islamic Studies Teacher Arrested For Raping A 5-year-old Girl
Abdulsalam Salaudeen, 43-year-old, Islamic studies teacher has been arrested by the police for raping a 5-year-old girl.
The suspect was recorded on video while engaging in the act. Islamic studies teacher tought the girl Islamic studies. He lived at no16, Awoyemi Street on Igando Road, Ikotun Lagos.
The video was taken last Friday as evidence to the headquarters of the Lagos State Police Command and after watching the video, Commissioner of Police (CP) Imohimi Edgal, 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 went in search of Salaudeen and arrested him near a mosque in Igando, a suburb of Lagos. A statement by police spokesman Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent (CSP), said Salaudeen was taken to the Gender Unit, where the Officer-in-Charge, Abimbola Williams, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) confronted him with the video of him defiling the child by penetrating her anus and private parts. He said:
On seeing himself captured like an actor in a movie, the suspect broke down in tears and owned up to the crime.
The CP, while commending the courageous act of the good Nigerian, warned parents and guardians to keep constant watch over their children and wards.
Nobody should be trusted. Be friends with your children and let them be free to share things with you.
Do not cover up any crime, no matter who is involved. Raise the alarm on child molesters in your neighbourhood so they can face the law and other nursing such thoughts can be deterred.