Morounmubo Ayinde, a 70-year-old school security guard, has been arrested by policemen for allegedly raping an 11-year-old primary school girl in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The suspect who is also the gatekeeper of Okelele Secondary School, in the Ilorin metropolis, allegedly committed the heinous act over the weekend within the school premises.
He was said to have lured the victim, who reportedly approached him for a cup of water, to a building where he had carnal knowledge of the girl and was caught by a member of Okelele community.
The community member whose name could not be immediately ascertained allegedly raised an alarm, which drew the attention of other residents to the scene of the crime.
The suspect was paraded yesterday at the state Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Ilorin where he also confessed to having raped the victim.
He blamed the devil for the act, which he insisted, never happened to him in the last four years he was deployed from the Ministry to serve as a security guard.
Report from a medical facility the victim was taken to also confirmed that the suspect defiled her, the Ministry said.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Hajia Maryam Ayo Garuba, directed that Ayinde, father of four, be handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
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