Police arrest father for sharing naked pictures of 4-year-old daughter

The Nigeria Police Force has condemned the exploitation of a four-year-old child, whose explicit images and videos circulated on social media, and arrested the child’s father in connection with the incident.

This was made known in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, and shared on X.com on Sunday.

The FPPRO expressed shock and concern over the exploitation of the child, who had an Instagram handle #officialsarah_ig, and condemned the actions.

According to him, preliminary investigations revealed the involvement of the child’s father, who has been arrested at the Auchi Divisional Police Headquarters, Edo State Police Command.

The statement read, “The Nigeria Police Force acknowledges the public outcry in response to disturbing images and videos involving a four-year-old child with the Instagram handle #officialsarah_ig, circulating on social media.

“The content portrays the young child in inappropriate poses, akin to adult contents. The Force expresses profound shock and grave concern over the apparent exploitation of this vulnerable child and unequivocally condemns such actions in the strongest terms possible.

“Prima facie investigations indicate the involvement of the child’s father, who has been apprehended by the police at the Auchi Divisional Police Headquarters, Edo State Police Command.

“Every necessary measure is being implemented to ensure that justice is swiftly served. As the investigation unfolds, it is imperative to establish proactive measures to guide and counsel parents, preventing the proliferation of such anomalies in our society.”

He emphasized he importance of implementing support systems for parents and guardians to protect the safety and well-being of their children.

“It is crucial for caregivers to also prioritise the security of minors and seek assistance or guidance when required. The Nigeria Police Force remains steadfast in its commitment to safeguarding children and upholding the law,” the FPPRO added.

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