Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year old man, Ajibola Akindele was on April 18, 2022 for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 20 year old girl (name withheld) right inside a church.
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Lafenwa divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that she sent her daughter to go and decorate a church at Ita oshin area of Abeokuta together with the suspect on April 16, 2022.
On getting to the church, they met some other women who came to sweep the church in preparation for Sunday service. But soon as those women left after sweeping the church, the suspect took advantage of been alone with the victim and forcefully had unlawful carnal of her in the church.
Upon the report, the DPO Lafenwa division, CSP Kayode Shadrach, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and bring him to justice. The detectives quickly moved in to the scene and promptly arrested the suspect who have since confessed to the crime.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has 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 possible prosecution.
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