Ogun State Police Command arrested two men, Emmanuel Thompson, and Joshua Godwin, for allegedly gang-raping an 18- years -old girl.
According to Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested following a complaint lodged at Ogijo Divisional Headquarters by the victim, who reported that she boarded a commercial motorcycle at about 8 am of on Tuesday, from MRI company area to Ogijo bus stop, but on the way, the rider who carried another male passenger with her suddenly diverted to another route, while the other male passenger started threatening to kill her if she didn’t cooperate with them.
“She complained further that they forcefully took her to a room in a house in the area, where two other men were waiting for them. On getting there, the two men they met in the room and the accompanied male passenger took turns to have sex with her forcefully.
“Upon the report, DPO Ogijo division, CSP Onatufe Umoh, detailed detectives to the scene,where two amongst the suspects were apprehended while other accomplices escaped. The two suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime”.
Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Departments(SCIID), for further investigation and diligent prosecution. The CP also directed that the escaped members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to book.
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