Police nab two suspects for gang-raping teenager in Ogun 


  Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have apprehended two suspects for allegedly conspiring and gang raping a 16-year-old daughter of their co-tenant.

The randy suspects were arrested on 25th of February 2021 at Owode-Egba area of the state.

 The suspects are; Anthony John (35 years) and Jimoh Idowu (21 years).

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi they were arrested following a complaint lodged at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters of the command by the victim.

He said the victim told the police that she was at home with her younger siblings at Efunye village via Owode-Egba, when the two suspects, who are living in the same house with them broke into their apartment at about 2.00am and dragged her into Anthony’s room.

Oyeyemi added, “She stated further that the duo knew that her parents had travelled and they capitalised on that to forcefully break into their room, using cloth to cover her mouth after which they took her to Anthony’s room where they took turns to have carnal knowledge of her.”

 He said the Divisional Police Officer, Owode-Egba, CSP Ediae Mathew quickly dispatched his detectives to the scene where the two suspects were promptly apprehended.

He said during interrogation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime without any sense of remorse.

     Meanwhile, Oyeyemi said the victim has been taken to Owode-Egba General Hospital for medical treatment, while the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour section for further investigation and diligent prosecution.


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