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Ogun Police arrest man for raping 20-year-old in church

By Bukky Olajide, Abeokuta
22 April 2022   |   2:57 am
Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 30-year old-man, Ajibola Akindele, for raping a 20-year -old girl (name withheld) inside a church.

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 30-year old-man, Ajibola Akindele, for raping a 20-year -old girl (name withheld) inside a church.

Akindele

  
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Lafenwa Divisional Headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that she sent her daughter to go and decorate a church at Ita Oshin area of Abeokuta together with the suspect on April 16, 2022.
  
  
On getting to the church, they met some other women who came to sweep in preparation for Sunday service.
     
But as soon as those women left after sweeping, the suspect took advantage of being alone with the victim and forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her inside the church.
     
Upon the report, the DPO Lafenwa Division, Kayode Shadrach, detailed detectives to go after the suspect and bring him to justice.
  
The detectives quickly moved in to the scene and promptly arrested the suspect who has since confessed to the crime.

The State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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