Crime

Group Wants Prompt Arrest of Suspect(s) behind Rape, Murder of Teenager

The Child Protection Network in Ogun State has called for detailed investigation into the alleged rape and murder of a fourteen year old secondary school girl in Abeokuta.

In a statement by the coordinator, Mr. Alfred Soleye, the network expressed sadness and shock over the brutal murder of the school girl.

The group urged the police to carry out detailed investigation including accurate forensics examination on exhibits recovered from the crime scene to ensure that perpetrators are brought to book.

While commiserating with the family of the girl over the loss, the network pledged its commitment to support the family in ensuring that the perpetrators are apprehended and prosecuted.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeymi when contacted confirmed the incident, adding that investigation had commenced with assurance that, the perpetrators would be apprehended in due course.

The police spokesman explained that the remains of the girl had being deposited at the morgue in preparation for the autopsy.

The girl, Fathia Ojewoye was earlier declared missing by her parents at Agbeloba-Oniyonrin area of Abeokuta before her body was discovered three days after on an uncompleted building.

Wale Oluokun

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