Three Arrested For Gang Raping Carnival-Goer in Abeokuta

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three men who gang-r aped a 22-year-old girl, whose identity is being protected on January 4, 2019 in Abeokuta.

“The suspects, Ramoni Yusuf, 24, Abiodun Sikiru, 23 and Moses Oluwasegun, 23  were arrested following a complaint lodged at Adatan Divisional Headquarters by the victim who reported that she followed her boyfriend, one Abass Ramoni who is now at large to Glorious Guy Carnival on 3rd January 2019 at Elega junction Abeokuta”, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command’s Public Relations Officer stated.

The police spokesman said the victim narrated that “shortly after the carnival, at about 2.00am on 4th January 2019, she followed the said boyfriend to his residence at N0 11 Osoba Street, Elega, Abeokuta to pass the night, unknown to her that the boyfriend had arranged four of his friends in his house who suddenly stormed the room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her one after the other”.

 Oyeyemi stated that “upon the report, the DPO, Adatan Division, CSP Oluwadare Joshua led his detectives to the area where three of the five hoodlums were apprehended. The victim was quickly taken to the General Hospital for medical treatment, and report actually confirmed that the victim was raped”.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu who expressed his disgust about the action of the hoodlums has ordered a massive manhunt for the remaining two suspects. He also directed that the case be transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution of the suspects.

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