A man identified as, Seyi Ajiboye, has been arrested for allegedly raping an underage Down syndrome victim, who was returning from church.
The incident was said to have occurred in Agbado, Ogun State.
According to the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the 25-year-old suspect was arrested following a report lodged by the victim, ”accompanied by her parents”.
“The victim complained that while she was coming from a church service at Oluwalogbon street Abule Ijoko, the suspect lured her into his room, forcefully removed her underwear and had carnal knowledge of her without her consent,” Oyeyemi said
The police spokesman said the suspect increased the volume of his radio, making it impossible for people around to hear the victim screaming.
He has since made a confessional statement to the effect that he actually committed the crime. The victim has been taken to the hospital for medical treatment and report,” he added.