Lagos police nab two for alleged sexual assault of 21-year-old girl
Officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two men for alleged sexual abuse of a 21-year-old dancer inside a Nissan car in Alausa Business District, Ikeja, Lagos.
The suspects: Solomon Barry, 37 and Bright Omega, 36 were caught in the act at about 3:45 a.m. on Saturday in a Nissan car Almera 2017 model.
Lagos State police spokesperson, Superintendent of Police (SP), Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement yesterday, said the RRS officers, who were on patrol of Alausa Business District, stopped to check a parked black Nissan Almera at M.K.O Abiola Gardens Road, Alausa, when they noticed the alleged act.
He said: “On a closer look, the officers observed that the lady was unconscious and not responding to police instructions. The officers promptly rounded up the suspects and urgently drove the lady to RRS Headquarters for medical attention where she regained consciousness.
“Further investigation revealed that the lady met the suspects at a club around Ikeja Shopping Mall, Alausa, and then consented to driving around town with them and lodging in a hotel.”
Meanwhile, the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, acting on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has transferred the case to the Police Gender Unit, which is specialised in handling such cases.