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Two suspects in police net for gang-raping 18-year-old girl

Two suspects are currently been investigated by operatives of Ogun state police command for gang raping a victim.

The suspects identified as Emmanuel Thompson and Joshua Godwin allegedly conspired together to gang rape an eighteen-year-old victim on August, 30th.

NigeriaCrime.com learned that the suspects were arrested following a complaint lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by the victim.

According to the victim, “I boarded a commercial motorcycle at about 8 am on the said date, from MRI company area to Ogijo bus stop, but on the way going, the rider who carried another male passenger with me suddenly diverted to another route, while the other male passenger started threatening to kill me if she didn’t cooperate with them.”

Explaining further, the victim said “They forcefully took me to a room in one house in the area, where two others men were waiting for them. On getting there, there were two men already inside the room and the accompanied male passenger took turns having sex with me forcefully.”

Sequel to the report, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Onatufe Umoh, detailed his detectives to the scene where two of the suspects were apprehended while their other accomplices escaped.

The two arrested suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime.

Confirming the incident, Sp Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command said on Tuesday 30th of August 2022, two men, Emmanuel Thompson and Joshua Godwin who conspired together to gang rape an eighteen-year-old girl (name withheld) were arrested.

The suspects were arrested following a complaint lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that she boarded a commercial motorcycle at about 8 am from MRI company area to Ogijo bus stop, but on the way going, the rider who carried another male passenger with her suddenly diverted to another route, while the other male passenger started threatening to kill her if she didn’t cooperate with them.

Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution. The CP also directed that the escaped members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to book.

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