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LASG Rescues 11- Year -Old Girl, Assaulted by Father

The Directorate of Citizens Rights, Lagos State Ministry of Justice has rescued a 11- year-old girl who was allegedly assaulted by her father.

The minor was rescued  after a neighbour on a street in Ikosi, Ketu, Lagos reported to the Directorate of Citizens Rights.

Director, Citizens Rights, Mrs Oluwatoyin Odusanya, said officials of the Ministry of Justice gathered that the assault on the girl occurred on several occasions before it was formally  reported to the authorities.

“The good neighbour stated that the 61 year old man who lost  his wife, the mother of the victim and had remarried, was always in the habit of assaulting the victim and her Sibling”, the Director explained.

She noted that the officials of Child Protection Unit, Lagos State ministry of Youth and Social Development has taken the alleged perpetrator to the Police  for further investigations.

The Director,  Child  Protection Unit, Mrs. Olubukayo Odukoya, said the victim will be taken to a government facility for a total rehabilitation.

Taiwo Ade-Balogun

Public Affairs Officer, Directorate of Citizens Rights

LASG Rescues 11- Year -Old Girl, Assaulted by Father
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