NYSC Member Arrested For Raping A 20 Years Old Girlfriend In Ogun - The People's Voice


Saturday, May 13, 2023

NYSC Member Arrested For Raping A 20 Years Old Girlfriend In Ogun

By Marvelous Omoboriowo Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Youth Corp member, Adebola Sodiq, for raping a 20 years old girl(name withheld).

Sp Abimbola Oyeyemi Police Public Relation Officer PPRO made this known in a press statement signed today in Abeokuta.

Oyeyemi explained that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Owode Egba divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that the Corp member who happened to be a boyfriend to her very close friend, came to her apartment where she lives with her coworkers on the 9th of May 2023 and asked her to follow him to the village  junction so as to buy a gift for her in commemoration of her recently celebrated birthday. 

She stated further that as an intimate friend to the suspect's girlfriend, she has no reason to suspect any foul play hence she followed him, but while they were going, the suspect asked her  to follow him to the premises of the school where he is serving, in order to pick his wallet. 

On getting to the school compound at Agbajege village, the suspect forcefully dragged her to his room where he had unlawful carnal knowledge of her despite her pleading and crying for mercy. 

Upon the report, the DPO Owode Egba division, CSP Olasunkanmi Popoola, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was subsequently arrested. 

On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he didn't know what came over him as at that time. 

The victim was taken to Owode Egba general hospital by the Police for medical treatment. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Oladimeji,  has directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution. 

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