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A 32 years old man have been arrested by the police in Ogun state for rape and kidnapping of a 29 years old lady.
In a release by the police in Abeokuta the state capital,the suspect who committed the offence on 17th of September 2020,was apprehended few days ago.
According to the victim,she was going to her office on the sad day, she boarded a Hyundai car at about 5:00am from Ogunrun road Mowe to Lagos. But on getting to Mowe junction, the driver of the car 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 added that After raping her, he held her hostage and asked her to call her relations to send the sum of #140,000 to him as ransom before he would let her go.
She stated further that she had to call her brother who transferred #140,000 to her account, she also transferred to an account given to her by her abductor before she was released.
Upon her report to the police, the DPO Mowe division, Csp Marvis Jayeola, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect. The investigation embarked upon by the detectives’ yielded positive results when the suspect who had been under surveillance was apprehended on the 16thof January 2021. On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. 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.