The Ogun state police command has confirmed the arrest of two men identified as Michael Hammed Azeez, 20 and Adeola Ogunseye, 22 for allegedly kidnapping and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl.
The suspects were arrested on November 4, 2020 following a complaint lodged at Owode Egba divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim.
The victim’s mother said her daughter was abducted by the two suspects on November 3 at about 8:30 pm and taken to an unknown place where the duo took turns to forcefully have carnal knowledge of her.
It was further learnt that the rape victim was later found seriously battered along school road, Owode Egba in Obafemi Owode Local government area of Ogun State.
Following the complaint, the DPO of Owode Egba division, CSP Mathew Ediae mobilized his detectives to the area where the two suspects identified by the victim were apprehended. Torn panties of the victim was also recovered therein.
Ogun state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the state CIID for further investigation and prosecution.