A cobbler, Olamide Babayemi, who has been arrested for raping a female corps member, stated that he did it cause she dumped him after graduating.
The 25-year-old suspect was arrested by the police following a report by the victim at the Redeemed Camp police station.
22-year-old Microbiology graduate, claimed that the cobbler raped her after she gave the sum of N18,000 to him to buy a handset for her, he also allegedly attempted to kill her.
When asked for the reason behind the recording the lady’s nakedness, he said he did that so as to prevent her from reporting him to the police.
According to her, the crime happened in Mowe area of Ogun state, and Olamide Babayemi reportedly recorded nude videos of her which he circulated among his friends. The cobbler also claimed that he was jilted by the corps member he claimed was his girlfriend.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said;
“The victim said on getting there, the suspect forcefully removed all her clothes and raped her.
After forcefully having carnal knowledge of her, Babayemi soaked her clothes in water and used his phone to record her naked video, which he started sending to some of his friends.
When he realized that the victim might report him to the police, he made an attempt to snuff life out of her but she was lucky when her mother called him on phone to come and meet her at the gate of the Estate, which gave her the opportunity to escape.”