PHOTO: 60-Year-Old Bachelor Rapes 14-Year-Old Girl In Lagos

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A 60-year-old bachelor, Segun Benson, has

been accused of molesting a 14-year-old

primary school pupil in Agege.Segun, the

only surviving child of his mother who has

refused to be married, was said to have lured

the girl into his room with N50 where he

forcefully had a canal knowledge of her.

Narrating her gory experience, the victim

said, “I am in primary six. On Friday, he gave

me N50 to buy sweet for myself. He then

asked me to caress his private parts. When I

told him I would tell my daddy, he said I

should not go home.

“He took me to his house around

Railway Line where he molested me. I

was there from 3pm till around 7pm. I

started bleeding from his house and

when I got home the blood did not

stop. But I kept it secret until Saturday

when people saw it.”

The victim’s mother, Taibat narrated

how she found out.

“I have seven kids and she is the third

child. I was sleeping when people

called me that my daughter had been

molested. I have never met the man

before though he lives on the street.

The government should take over the

case and do what is right.”

A resident who raised the alarm when she

saw the girl bleeding added her side of the


“I saw her writhing in pain in a

bathroom. She said she wanted to

defecate, but I saw blood coming out

of her private parts. I raised the alarm

and when other people arrived at the

scene, she said it was Segun that

molested her.”

A relative, Okunloye Kehinde, said the

victim’s private parts had been


“I got a call around 2pm that fateful

Saturday. When I got there, I saw a

crowd of people around her. I saw a

container filled with blood. Even her

clothes were drenched in blood.”

But the victims ,mother was seen pleading

for help. She said Segun is her only surviving


“Segun is my only child. I had four other

children and they are all dead. He is the

reason for my living. I don’t know why

he did what he did.

“Each time I tried to get him a wife, he

refused and told me he was old enough

to look for a woman for himself. He

said that many times without getting a

wife. Please help me because he’s my


When contacted, the Police Public Relations

Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, said the case had

been transferred to the State Criminal

Investigation Department, Yaba.



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