25-year-old man rapes 70-year-old grandma in Ogun
A 25-year-old man, Wasiu Bankole has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 70yr old woman.
The suspect was arrested following a report by the victim who told policemen at Agbado police division that while she was sleeping in her house on the 2nd of June 2020, at Abule lemode area of ijoko at about 8pm, the suspect suddenly broke into her room, held her down and forcefully had sex with her against her consent.
The victim stated further that it was one of her neighbors who heard her screaming that came to rescue her by using a stick to hit the suspect at his back consequence upon which he jumped off her and ran away leaving his clothes, shoe and torchlight inside her room.
Upon the report, the DPO in charge of Agbado division, SP Kuranga Yero dispatched police detectives to look for the suspect and bring him to justice.
The detectives succeeded in getting him arrested 24 hours after and brought him to the station.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi told The Nigerian Voice that during interrogation, the suspect confessed committing the crime but claimed to have acted under the influence of alcohol.
The police spokesman said the old woman has been taken to the hospital for medical attention.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Kenneth Ebrimson ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.