Operatives of the Ogun State police command have arrested two men for allegedly gang-raping a 22-year old girl (name withheld) in the Eleweran area of Abeokuta.

It was gathered the suspects, identified as Seun Orokunle, 38, and Sarumi Sodiq, 28, gang-raped the victim, who happened to be the girlfriend of one of them.

According to the state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested in response to a complaint lodged at the public complaint bureau in Eleweran Abeokuta by the victim, who reported that she went to the house of Seun Orokunle, who happened to be her boyfriend.

“On getting there, she went to the bathroom to take her bath and unknown to her that the said Seun Orokunle had invited her friend Sarumi Sodiq who came straight to meet her in the bathroom, dragged her out and the two of them took their turns to have sex with her after beating her thoroughly.”

After satisfying themselves, Seun Orokunle took her clothes and dipped it in a bucket of water in order to prevent her from leaving the house immediately. She stated further that the duo, who claimed to be cultists threatened to kill her if she dare report them to anyone.” Oyeyemi said

The police spokesperson added that upon receiving the report, the officer in charge, the public complain bureau, DSP Badmus Opeyemi, detailed his men to go after the two suspects and bring them to book. They were eventually traced to Aregbe area of Abeokuta where the two of them were apprehended.

Oyeyemi added that the men have both confessed to the commission of the crime.

He said the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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