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Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping Lady

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The suspect, Imoleayo Adekoya

Ganiyat Ganiyu 

A 33-year-old man, Imoleayo Adekoya has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 27-year-old lady (name withheld).

The suspect was arrested on Saturday following a report lodged at Sakora divisional headquarters shagamu, by the victim, who complained that while she was coming from Ipoji area, she was accosted by the suspect who accused her of not greeting him.

She stated further that she apologised but surprisingly, the man pounced on her and dragged her to the back of his house where he forcefully tore her clothes and had sex with her.

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A statement from the command said upon the report, the DPO Sakora division, Rowland Dahunsi, detailed his detectives to follow the victim who was accompanied to the station by her father, to the scene where the suspect who was identified by the victim was promptly arrested with the assistance of the people around.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but claimed to be under the influence of alcohol at the time.

“The victim had been taken to hospital for treatment and medical report.

“The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution,” the statement read in part.

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