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Suspect Blames Alcohol For Raping 70-Year-Old Woman In Ogun

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The suspect was nabbed by the command of the Ogun state police after the victim lodged a complaint at the Agbado police division.

This was made known by the spokesperson for the state police, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who revealed that the victim said that Wasiu Bankole broke into her room, held her down and forcibly had her carnal knowledge against her consent.

A victim’s neighbor who heard her screaming confronted the perpetrator who had fled the scene, leaving his clothing , shoes and torchlight in the woman’s room behind.

Police spokesperson further revealed that the suspect admitted that the crime was committed, although he blamed it on alcohol.

He said;

“Upon the report, the DPO Agbado division ,SP Kuranga Yero ,dispatched his 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.

“On interrogation, he confessed committing the crime but claimed to have acted under the influence of alcohol. The victim has been taken to the hospital for medical attention.

“Meanwhile, the of police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the anti human trafficking and child unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Abeokuta for further investigation and dilligent prosecution”.

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