Police nabs suspects for gang raping in Ogun


Three men out of five that allegedly gang raped a lady (name withheld) in Ogun State last Thursday, are now in police net.

Spokesman of the State police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said the arrested suspects, Sola Olaoluwa, Ibrahim Kehinde and Lukman Banjoko were arrested following a complaint lodged at command’s Ogijo division by the victim.

Oyeyemi said the victim reported that she met one man simply known as “Enny Money” who told her to download an App on her phone with an assurance that those she will meet through that App will help her financially.

He added that she further stated that as soon as she downloaded the App, one man whom she later known to be the same “Enny Money” started chatting with her and invited her to Idimogun area of Ogijo, while on getting there, she was lured into a house where she was subsequently gang raped by five men who called themselves members of 1 million boys.

The gang according to the victim forced her to submission when they pointed gun to her and while they were taking turn to rape her, one of them was video recording the action with his phone.

The spokesman said following the report, the Divisional Police Officer for Ogijo division, Muhammed Suleiman dispatched his detectives to go after the hoodlums and bring them to justice, while at about 5am on Friday, the detectives succeeded in arresting the duo of Sola Olaoluwa and Ibrahim Kehinde.

He added that their arrest led the detectives to the third suspect Lukman Banjoko who was arrested on Saturday.

Oyeyemi said on interrogation, the suspects made confessional statements that they actually committed the crime as alleged by the victim, while they further confessed that the victim was the second person they gang raped in that area.

He said one toy gun with which they used to force their victim to submission and the phone which they used to do the video recording of their act were recovered from them.

He added that the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for an indepth investigation, noting that he equally directed that the remaining members of the gang be hunted for and brought to justice.


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