A 33-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping a 27-year-old woman in Ogun (photo)

Imoleayo Adekoya, 33, was detained by men from the Ogun State Police Command for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 27-year-old lady (name withheld).

The suspect was apprehended on Saturday, August 28th, 2021, after the victim filed a report at Sakora divisional headquarters in Shagamu, alleging that when traveling from the Ipoji region, she was accosted by the suspect, who accused her of not welcoming him.

”The victim told the police that she apologized to him not to be annoyed, that it was because she didn’t know him. But surprisingly, the man pounced on her and started beating her and dragged her to the back of his house where he forcefully tore her clothes and had sex with her despite her shouting and struggling.” DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command said

Oyeyemi told newsmen that upon the report, the Dpo Sakora division CSP Rowland Dahunsi, quickly detailed his detectives to follow the victim who was accompanied to the station by her father, to the scene where the suspect who was identified by the victim was promptly arrested with the assistance of the people around. 


”On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but claimed to be under the influence of alcohol at the time. 
The victim has been taken to hospital for treatment and medical report.”he added

The spokesperson said the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution. 

Man in police net for allegedly raping woman in Ogun (photo)

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