The Ogun State police command on Wednesday arrested three young men; Oluwaseun Damilohun, aged 20-year-old; Oriyomi Damilohun,19-year-old and 18-year-old Oluwasegun Idowu who allegedly gang-raped a 16-year- old girl (name withheld) and recorded it with their phones.
The three suspects, Oluwaseun Damilohun, Oriyomi Damilohun and Oluwasegun Idowu were arrested following a report lodged at Ifo Police station by one Alimi Olasunkanmi an administrative Officer of So-Safe corps, formerly Vigilante Service of Ogun State.
Alimi explained to police that while the victim went to take her bath at Odo-pata stream at Pata Abiodun village in Ifo Local government area at about 10:00am of the fateful day, the three suspects allegedly ambushed her, dragged her forcefully into a nearby bush and took turn to have sex with her.
He disclosed to the police further that while the devilish act was going on, one of them was video recording the act with a threat that if the victim dared report them, they will upload it on the internet.
The spokesman of Ogun State police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Thursday, on receiving this report, the DPO Ifo, Csp Adeniyi Adekunle was said to have led his detectives to the scene with some So Safe corps members where the suspects were promptly arrested.
They were all said to have allegedly confessed to the commission of the crime, while the victim had been taken to hospital for medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has directed the immediate transfer of the suspects to the anti-human trafficking and child labor unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.
The CP also appealed to parents to warn their children and wards to desist from any form of anti-social behavior as the Command under his watch will not spare anyone caught in such vices.