By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Police Command last Thursday arrested two men who conspired to gang rape a 16years old daughter of their Co-tenant (name withheld).
The suspects, Anthony John (35 years) and Jimoh Idowu (21 years) were arrested following a complaint lodged at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that she was at home with her younger siblings at Efunye village via Owode-Egba, when the two suspects, who are living in the same house with them broke into their apartment at about 2:00am and dragged her into Anthony’s room.
She stated further that the duo knew that her parents had travelled and they capitalized on that to forcefully break into their room, using a cloth to cover her mouth after which they took her to Anthony’s room where they took turns to have carnal knowledge of her.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode-egba division, Csp Ediae Mathew quickly dispatched his detectives to the scene where the two suspects were promptly apprehended.
On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the crime without any sense of remorse.
The victim was taken to Owode-egba general hospital for medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Cp Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to anti-human trafficking and child labour section for further investigation and diligent prosecution.