By: Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested one 20-year-old, Nurudeen Akintoye, for forcefully having unlawful canal knowledge of an 18-year-old deaf and dumb girl (name withheld).
The incident happened on the 7th Of June at about 9.45 pm when the suspect who lives in Ajura a community in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State lured the victim into a bush and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.
The victim, who the parents claimed was a virgin before the incident was bleeding profusely from her private part, the sight of which enraged the people of the area and they try to apply jungle justice on the suspect.
The timely intervention of the DPO Owode Egba division in Obafemi Owode Local Government, CSP Sheu Alao who quickly led his men to the scene safe the situation as the suspect was quickly arrested to the station.
The victim was taken to general hospital Owode Egba for immediate medical attention.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the suspect be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.
The CP also warned members of the public to desist from applying jungle justice on anybody suspected of committing any crime, as all suspects are presumed to be innocent until a court of law competent jurisdiction state otherwise.