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33 year -old man in police net for allegedly raping 27 year old lady in Ogun state

A 33 year old man, Imoleayo Adekoya has been arrested by  Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 27 year old lady (name withheld) in Sakora area of Sagamu town, Sagamu local government area of the state.

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Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement said the suspect was arrested on Saturday, following a report lodged at Sakora divisional headquarters Sagamu, by the victim.

The statement said the victim complained that while she was coming from Ipoji area, she was accosted by the suspect who accused her of not greeting him, adding that she apologized to him not to be annoyed, that it was because she didn’t know him.

Penpushing further reports that, the victim told the police that, surprisingly, the man pounced on her and started beating her and dragged her to the back of his house where she forcefully tore her clothes and had sex with her despite her shouting and struggling.

‘Upon the report, the DPO Sakora Division CSP Rowland Dahunsi, quickly 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’, Oyeyemi said.

Penpushing also reports that, on interrogation, the statement said the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but claimed to be under the influence of alcohol at the time, adding that the victim has been taken to hospital for treatment and medical report.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

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