A 30 year old man, Ajibola Akindele has been alleged of forcefully sleeping with a 20 year old girl (name withheld) inside the Church at Ita Oshin area, Abeokuta, Ogun state
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement said that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at the Lafenwa Divisional Headquarters by the mother of the victim.
Oyeyemi said that the mother of the victim claimed that she sent her daughter to go and decorate the church at the Ita Oshin Area of Abeokuta, together with the suspect on April April 16, 2022.
He added that on getting to the church, the two of them 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, right inside 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,” the PPRO said.
The statement also said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution.