Police in Ogun state has arrested a 30-year-old Olawoyin Segun, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
The arrest took place in the Ibafo area of the state on Friday June 28th.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspect allegedly visited the victim’s home about 1:30 pm on June 28 and asked after her parents and upon realizing that they had gone to church,seized the girl and raped her.
The victim later reported the matter to men of the Ibafo police station who immediately effected his arrest. The police spokesperson said the victim told the police that the suspect “grabbed her forcefully” before “having canal knowledge of her.” Oyeyemi said the victim attempted to free herself from the sexual assault and even resorted to biting the suspect seriously, but he still over powered the girl and had his way.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ibafo Division, SP Abiodun Ayinde, detailed his detectives to the scene at Mapara, Makogi area of Ibafo, where the randy man was promptly arrested. On interrogation, the suspect, who confessed being a friend to the family of the victim, claimed not to know what came upon him to do such a thing to a girl who sees him as her brother” Oyeyemi said
According to Abimbola, the suspect would be charged to court soon.