The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a football club manager for allegedly sodomising three of his academy players in Agege. The suspect, Frank Darlington, who manages Soccer Warriors Football Academy, Pen Cinema, was arrested last Thursday, November 17, 2016, by the Elere Police Division.
According to a report by Punch Newspapers, the suspect prior to his arrest allegedly took three teenage footballers to his house on separate occasions after training sessions and sodomised them.
Darlington reportedly started the abuse on the teenage players last year. He however met his waterloo after one of the victims who got tired of the abuse reported to his mother who subsequently reported the case to the Police.
The Police department revealed that the suspect allegedly penetrated the victims’ anuses and would be charged for sodomy.
Confessing to his crime, Darlington who is divorced from his wife told Punch he started to molest his players in February 2015 to derive pleasure. He however said he stopped abusing the teenage players since July 2016 knowing the implication of his actions.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, who paraded the club manager, disclosed that the suspect would be charged to court at the end of investigation.