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Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Osas Onyeokweni and his wife, Tomisin Onyeokwenu for allegedly assaulting a 20-year-old woman.
PLATFORMTIMES gathered that the couple lured the victim whose name was withheld into an uncompleted building before the wife who was armed with scissors tore the victim’s dress and left her naked.
The wife also allegedly inserted an empty bottle of alomo bitters into the victim’s private part.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement issued and made available to newsmen on Monday.
Oyeyemi stated that the victim was an ex-girlfriend to Osas before he got married.
The Police spokesperson noted that, the couple were arrested following a complaint by the victim who reported at Agbara divisional headquarters that Osas called her on phone to meet him somewhere around Lusada area for important discussion.
He added that the couple also snapped the victim naked and threatened to upload it on internet if she dares report the incident to anybody.
Oyeyemi maintained that, the couple admitted to committing the crime but pleaded that they regretted their actions.
He said ” The couples were arrested following a complaint by the victim who reported at Agbara divisional headquarters that her former boyfriend Osas Onyeokweni who is now married to her friend Tomisin Onyeokwenu called her on phone to meet him somewhere around Lusada area for an important discussion. She further stated that on getting to the agreed place, she met Osas and his wife and they both lured her into an uncompleted apartment where Osas wife who was armed with scissors used the scissors to tear her dress and naked her. After she has been naked, Osas held her down while his wife inserted an empty bottle of alomo bitters into her private part. They also snapped her naked picture and threatened to upload it on internet if she dares report to anyone.
“Upon the report, the DPO Agbara division SP Dahiru Saleh dispatched his detectives to go after the couple and they were eventually arrested.
“On interrogation, the couple admitted committing the crime but pleaded that they regretted their action”.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson has directed that the suspects be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
He vowed that no violence against women in the state would go uninvestigated.
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