Two arrested over gang rape of 18-year old woman in Ogun

Two arrested over gang rape of 18-year old woman in Ogun
Police officers in Ogun have detained Emmanuel Thompson and Joshua Godwin in connection with the alleged gang rape of an 18-year-old lady in the state's Ogijo region.

After the victim filed a report with the Ogun Police Command's Ogijo divisional headquarters, the suspects were taken into custody.

One of the suspects, the woman had reportedly told the police, pretended to be a commercial motorcycle rider.

She claimed that she had ridden on his motorcycle from the MRI company area to the Ogijo bus stop at around 8 am on August 30, 2022.

However, the motorcyclist stopped along the way to pick up a guy passenger.

She added that the motorcyclist later diverted to another route, with other male passenger threatening to kill her if she didn’t cooperate with them.

She added that she was later taken to a house where she was gang raped by the two men and others.

“The suspects Emmanuel Thompson and Joshua Godwin were arrested following a complaint lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that she boarded a commercial motorcycle at about 8am of August 30th 2022, from MRI company area to Ogijo bus stop, but on the way going, the rider who carried another male passenger with her suddenly diverted to another route, while the other male passenger started threatening to kill her if she didn’t cooperate with them.

“She complained further that they forcefully took her to a room in one house in the area, where two others men were waiting for them. On getting there, the two men they met in the room and the accompanied male passenger took turns to have sex with her forcefully.

“Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Onatufe Umoh, detailed his detectives to the scene where two amongst the suspects were apprehended while their other accomplices escaped,” Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement.

He added that the two arrested suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime while the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

The CP also directed that the escaped members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to book.
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