The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspects for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old girl and filming her nude.
The suspects identified as Damilare Oyeniyi, 30, and Emmanuel Okori, 20 reportedly committed the crime on December 12, 2020, in the Sango area of the state.
They were arrested four days later by policemen attached to the Sango Divisional Police Office.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday.
The PPRO explained that the suspects were arrested following a report lodged at the Sango Police Station by the victim.
The police spokesman said the teenager reported that Oyeniyi and Okori, who were her neighbours, dragged her into the room of one of them, stripped her naked, filmed her nude and took turns to rape her several times.
Oyeyemi, said, “Upon the report, CSP Godwin Idehai, the DPO Sango Division, detailed his detectives to go after the suspects and bring them to book.
“The investigative effort of the detectives paid off on December 16, 2020, when the duo was eventually arrested.
“On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the crime.
The two confessed that they videoed her nude, which they used to threaten her not to report or else the video would be posted on social media.
Edward Ajogun, The state Commissioner of Police, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.”