Buhari confesses to raping 21-year-old woman in Abeokuta
A 29-year-old man identified as Buhari Abiola has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman in Ojere area of Abeokuta.
In a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, he said Buhari, who is popularly known as Eyinju, was arrested on May 7, 2020 following a report by the victim at Adigbe divisional headquarters.
The victim disclosed that while she was selling fried potatoes and fried bean cake at Church Street area of Ojere, the suspect came to buy the fried potatoes and asked her to come and collect money in his house which is a stone throw distance to the place.
The victim said on getting to his house, he forcefully dragged her into his room where he had carnal knowledge of her against her will.
“Upon the report, the DPO Adigbe division, CSP Austin Okpadile detailed his men to the scene where the randy suspect was promptly arrested,” the statement read per Vanguard.
“On interrogation, the suspect who was denying initially later confessed that he actually raped the girl.
“He stated that he has been making advances to the girl for quite some time but the girl has been turning him down, and when he saw her selling fried potatoes, he decided to use that as a bait to get her to the bed.”
The Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Kenneth Ebrimson ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.