Ogun Police Arrests Two For Gang Raping Co-tenant's Daughter - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Monday, March 1, 2021

Ogun Police Arrests Two For Gang Raping Co-tenant's Daughter

ABEOKUTA - Police in Ogun State at the weekend arrested two men for alleged gang rape of a 16year-old daughter of their Co-tenant (name withheld).

The Suspects; Anthony John, 35years and Jimoh Idowu, 21years were arrested following a complaint lodged at Owode-Egba divisional Police headquarters by the victim, who reported 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.

She stated further that the duo knew that her parents had travelled and they capitalized 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.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement on Monday, the DPO Owode-Egba division, CSP Ediae Mathew quickly dispatched his detectives to the scene where the two suspects were promptly apprehended.

Oyeyemi said on interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the commission of the crime without any sense of remorse.

The victim has been taken to Owode-egba general hospital for medical treatment.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP 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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