Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, a Botany student of Lagos State University, who was seen in a viral video inappropriately kissing his three year old step sister (name withheld). The incident happened on June 2 in their home in Shagamu.
A statement from the state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, said the state Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu saw the video and instructed detectives from the Gender Unit to analyze the video and apprehend the suspect.
The team got Babatunde arrested today June 5 at about 11am. He has been handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba for prosecution in Court.
The state Commissioner of Police expressed his gratitude to Nigerians who helped in bringing the incident to the notice of the Police and urged everyone to continue to speak out against sexual and gender-based violence.
Bala said for complaints on rape, child abuse or domestic violence, the public can call any of the following numbers 08175899289, 09062887858, 09062887856, 09062887849, 09062887841, 09062887870, 08023532283, 09062887864, 09062887861 and 09062887860.
Watch a video of Babatunde speaking after his arrest