Edo govt takes custody of minor used for sexual content by father

The Edo State Government has taken custody of the 4-year-old girl who was sexualised for content creation by her father.

The 28-year-old father had posted sensual pictures and videos of the minor on Instagram which sparked public outrage.

Following calls for his arrest and prosecution, the Edo State Police Command, on Sunday, apprehended the father .

The State’s Commissioner for Health, Samuel Alli, in an update, via his X handle, confirmed that the 4-year-old is now in their custody while thanking everyone for their contributions.

He wrote: “The child is now in our custody for proper medical examination and care. We will keep you updated on her welfare.

”Thank you all for your contributions to ensure our kids are safe and sound both in health and mind.”

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