An Ogun State Engineer Adewunmi Lawal, who has been on the run after allegedly raping his neighbour’s daughter in the Itele, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, has been finally arrested by the police.
According to report, the 16-year-old victim was raped after the suspect broke into their apartment shortly after her mother who is a widow, travelled to Badagry in Lagos State for prayers.
‘The suspect was arrested in Lagos and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation” Ogun State Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
Adewunmi was arrested two days ago after he as sighted somewhere in Ijaiye Ojokoro ,Lagos State, because he was looking for ways to persuade the parents of the girl and in the process, he went to the office of a non-governmental organisation in Lagos; he wanted the NGO to invite the victim’s mother for them to resolve. The suspect will be charged to court after investigations are concluded’.