Three men have been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for gang raping a 16-year-old girl at Pata Abiodun village in Ifo local government area of the state.
The suspects were identified as Oluwaseun Damilohun, 20, Oriyomi Damilohun, 19, and Oluwasegun Idowu 18 years.
The incident happened when the victim went to take her bath at Odo-Pata stream at Pata Abiodun village at about 10:00.
A statement by the Command’s spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three suspects ambushed her, dragged her forcefully into a nearby bush and took turn to have sex with her.
Oyeyemi, however, disclosed that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, 14th of October, 2020, following a report lodged at Ifo Police station by Alimi Olasunkanmi, an administrative officer of So-Safe corps.
The statement read, “why the devilish act was going on, one of them was video recording the act with a threat that if the victims dare to report them, they will upload it on the internet”.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ifo, Csp Adeniyi Adekunle led his detectives to the scene with some So Safe corps members where the suspects were promptly arrested”.
“They have all confessed to the commission of the crime, while the victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment”.
Reacting to the incident, the State Commissioner of Police, CP, Edward Awolowo Ajogun directed the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.