27-year-old man allegedly rapes woman, 38
The suspect was arrested following a report by the victim (Name withheld) who complaint at Ibafo Police Station that while she was sleeping in her room at about 12:30 pm in the afternoon, the suspect who lives in a house close to her own apartment sneaked into her room where he forcefully had sex with her against her wish.
According to a police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, upon the report, the Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) Ibafo, quickly led detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and taken to the station.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed to have been making advances to the victim for quite some time of which the victim has been rejecting his offer. He stated further that he took advantage of the lady is the only person at home on that day to have his way on her.
“The victim has been taken to the hospital for medical attention and report”.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.
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