The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspect, Adewunmi Lawal, who allegedly r*ped his neighbour’s daughter within the Itele, Ado-Odo/Ota Native Authorities Space of Ogun State.
Punch Metro had reported that the sufferer’s mom, a widow, left the sufferer and her three siblings at dwelling and went to Badagry, Lagos State, for prayers.
Two days after she left dwelling, Adewunmi allegedly broke into her home within the evening and allegedly had carnal data of her 16-year-old daughter.
After perpetrating the crime, the suspect reportedly went into hiding from the place he appealed to the sufferer’s mom for settlement.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had stated the command had declared Adewunmi wished, including that the case had been transferred to the State Prison Investigation and Intelligence Division for additional investigation.
Nonetheless, in a follow-up response, Abimbola confirmed that the suspect had been arrested and can be charged for the crime.
He stated, “He was arrested two days in the past. He was sighted someplace in Lagos as a result of he was on the lookout for methods to influence the dad and mom of the lady and within the course of, he went to the workplace of a non-governmental organisation in Lagos; he wished the NGO to ask the sufferer’s mom for them to resolve.
“Whereas he was there, we bought data and rapidly alerted our counterpart in Lagos that they need to get him arrested for us. He was arrested at Ijaiye Ojokoro and our operatives from right here went there to carry him in. As quickly as we conclude investigation, he shall be going to court docket.”
When contacted on the event, the sufferer’s mom stated, “I felt joyful once I noticed him (Adewunmi) yesterday in police custody within the Oke-Ilewo space of Abeokuta.
“Till his arrest, he had been sending his pals to beg me and pledging to pay all the cash I spent on the matter, however I stored telling his pals to advise him to give up himself. I would like justice to be served.” ,,