Police in Benin have arrested a 35-year-old trader, Ibrahim Adamu, for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of a 25-year-old woman without her consent.
The suspect was reported to have lured the victim, Ms. Jumai Jasper, into his room penultimate Tuesday at Aduwawa Community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.
It was gathered that Adamu allegedly demanded for the woman’s hair which she suspected was for ulterior motive.
During interrogation, Adamu who hails from Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State admitted committing the offence but said he did not use it for ritual purpose.
Confirming the report, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samuel Adegbuyi said the suspect would be arraigned in court for indecent assault when police investigation is completed.