32 year old man arrested for alleged kidnap, rape of 29 year old lady

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 32 year old man, Tunde Bello for alleged kidnapping and rape of a 29 year old lady (name withheld).

Penpushing reports that,the Command Public Relations Officer Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known on Friday explaining that the victim had on 17th of September 2020 reported at Mowe police station.

The police spokesman said the victim said while she was going to her office on that day, she boarded a Hyundai car at about 5:00am from Ogunrun road Mowe to Lagos.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said the lady told police that on getting to Mowe junction, the driver of the car made a detour to Ibadan road and drove her to a bush along Lagos-Ibadan express road where he beat her mercilessly before forcefully having carnal knowledge of her.

“After raping her, he held her hostage and asked her to call her relations to send the sum of N140,000 to him as ransom before he will let her go”.

The victim stated further that she had to call her brother who transferred N140,000 to her account, she also transferred to an account given to her by her abductor before she was released.

“Upon her report, the DPO Mowe division, Csp Marvis Jayeola, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect with the view to get him arrested. The intelligence and technical based investigation embarked upon by the detectives’ yielded positive results when the suspect who has been under surveillance was apprehended on the 16thof January 2021. On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime”.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward  Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti kidnapping unit of the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

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