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The Ogun state Police command has arrested three men identified as Ramoni Yusuf, Abiodun Sikiru ‘and Moses Oluwasegun for allegedly gang-raping a 22 year-old girl in Elega area of Abeokuta, Ogun state.
It was gathered that the victim was raped by her boyfriend and four others after she reportedly followed him to a carnival.
In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspects were arrested by the Adatan divisional Headquarters after the victim reported the case to the station.
Oyeyemi added that the boyfriend and one other have escape, while three of the suspects were apprehended.
He said, “the suspects; Ramoni Yusuf ‘m’ 24yrs, Abiodun Sikiru ‘m’ 23yrs and Moses Oluwasegun ‘m’ 23yrs were arrested following a complaint lodged at Adatan Divisional Headquarters by the victim who reported that she followed her boy friend one Abass Ramoni who is now at large to attend Glorious Guy Carnival on the 3rd of January 2019 at Elega junction Abeokuta.
“She stated further that shortly after the carnival, at about 2.00am of 4th January 2019, she followed the said boyfriend to his residence at N0 11 Osoba Street Elega Abeokuta to pass the night, unknown to her that the boyfriend has arranged four of his friends in his house who suddenly stormed the room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her one after the other.
“Upon the report, the DPO Adatan Division CSP Oluwadare Joshua led his detectives to the area where three out of the five hoodlums were apprehended. The victim was quickly taken to the General Hospital for medical treatment, and report actually confirmed that the victim was raped”.
Oyeyemi claimed the Commissioner of Police has ordered a massive manhunt for the remaining two supsects, adding that the case has been transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labor Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution of the suspects.