It has been brought to our notice that the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 25 year-old-man. The man who was identified as Wasiu Bankole was arrested for allegedly raping a 70 year-old grandmother.
The suspect was arrested following a report by the victim at Agbado police division. She reported that while she was asleep in her house on June 2, at Abule lemode area of ijoko at about 8 pm, the suspect broke into her room, held her down and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her against her consent.
The Ogun State Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ,Abimbola Oyeyemi , said that the victim stated further that it was one of her neighbours who heard her screaming that came to rescue her.
The neighbour used a stick to hit the suspect on his back which made him jump off her and run away, leaving his clothes, shoes and torchlight in her room.
The detectives succeeded in getting him arrested after about 24 hours. On interrogation, he confessed to committing the crime but claimed to have acted under the influence of alcohol.