25-Year-Old Man Arrested For Raping 70-Year-Old Grandma In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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25-Year-Old Man Arrested For Raping 70-Year-Old Grandma In Ogun


The suspect

Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - A 25 year-old-man identified as Wasiu Bankole has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 70-year-old woman.

It was gathered that the suspect broke into the home of his victim at Abule lemode area of ijoko at about 8pm on Tuesday, pinned down the woman and raped her.

It took the intervention of a neighbour who heard the woman’s scream and rushed in to save the victim. 

The suspect was said to have jumped off and ran away leaving his clothes, shoes and torchlight inside her room.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report by the victim who reported at Agbado division that while she was sleeping in her house on the 2nd of June 2020, at Abule lemode area of Ijoko at about 8pm, the suspect suddenly broke into her room, held her down and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her against her consent. 

Oyeyemi noted that, upon the report, the DPO Agbado division SP Kuranga Yero dispatched his detectives to look for the suspect and bring him to justice.

The detectives succeeded in getting him arrested and brought him to the station.

The PPRO said, on interrogation, the accused confessed committing the crime, but claimed to have acted under the influence of alcohol.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and dilligent prosecution.

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