A 38-yr-old man, Olamide Awogbayi, has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for defiling a 13-year-old girl.
He was said to have confessed and blamed the devil for his crime.
The victim, Favour Babalola, was said to have accompanied her parents to a vigil at a church along ldanre road in Akure, the Ondo State capital, when Awogbayi who is also a member of the church lured her to a nearby uncompleted building near the church and defiled her.
Police Spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph, said in a statement that the ugly incident occurred at about 11pm last Saturday.
Joseph noted that the parents of the victim later discovered that she was missing in the church and raised alarm.
Vanguard reports that search party was reportedly organised by the church workers and the victim was later discovered inside the uncompleted building unconscious and bleeding profusely from her private part.
Vanguard further gathered that the victim was rushed to the hospital and later discovered that she had been defiled.
The victim reportedly gave vivid description of the person who defiled her after she became conscious andmuch investigation the suspect was fingered and handed over to the police.
Reports had it that the victim was still on admission at the hospital following injuries she sustained from the defilement.
Leaders of the church declined to comment when approached for comment.