Edo State Police Command has arrested 43 year old Ovie Oktogbo, who specialises in defiling male children between the age of 10 and 15 years.
Oktogbo resides at 15 Ugboguhi Street Off Uwasota, Ugbowo, Benin City. The indigene of Delta State, a father of three works as a guardman in the area.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the rapist specializes in using N100 to N200 to lure his unsuspecting victims and have an unnatural carnal knowledge of them through their anus by applying Caro-White bleaching cream on both his manhood and the victims anus as the case may be for easy penetration.
Luck ran out on him as one of his victims a 13 years old boy fell ill with swollen feet, face and pus all over his body.
Medical examination revealed that his liver and kidney is damaged as a result of a certain chemical contained in bleaching creams, upon further enquiry by the victim parents, he confessed that a certain man in the area forcibly had carnal knowledge of him.
It was in that process that he applied cream in his anus, hence the report to the police.
On receipt of the information the operatives of the command immediately swung into action arrested Oktogbo who is cooperating with investigation.
He confessed to have defiled nine boys in the area. Six have already been identified and their parents also made formal complaint to the Commissioner of Police to that effect while three out of the nine children are yet to be identified.
The Commissioner Of Police Edo State Police Command CP Philip Aliyu Ogbadu while lamenting over the behaviour of the suspect reminded parents, guardians and the society of our social responsibility of guiding, protecting and teaching these young children and boys the way of life.
He said the society can only thrive when these children are protected from the menace of immoral/ criminal members of the society.
The suspect will soon be arraigned in court at the end of the investigation