Crime

Police in Ogun Nab man for Alleged Abduction, Rape

Ogun State Command of Nigeria Police has arrested a 32 year old man, Tunde Bello for allegedly kidnapping and raping a twenty nine year old lady.

The victim, who reported the case at Mowe police station, said she had boarded a car from Ogunrun road Mowe to Lagos but was surprised that the suspect made a detour to Ibadan road and drove her to a bush along Lagos-Ibadan express road where he beat her mercilessly before forcefully having carnal knowledge of her.

She alleged that the suspect held her hostage after raping her and asked her to call her relations to send the sum of #140,000 to him as ransom before he would let her go.

The victim claimed that the money was transferred to an account given to her by her abductor before she was released.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was apprehended following intelligence and technical-based investigation embarked upon by the detectives.

Mr Oyeyemi said the suspect confessed to the crime.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti Kidnapping Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

Olusegun Folarin

 

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