From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta
The police in Ogun State have arrested a 30-old-man, Ajibola Akindele on Monday 18th of April 2022 for allegedly 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 police headquarters by the mother of the victim. She told the police that she sent her daughter to go and decorate a church at Ita Oshin area of Abeokuta together with the suspect on Saturday 16th of April 2022.
On getting to the church, they met some other women who came to sweep the church in preparation for Easter 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 sex of her daughter 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.
Meanwhile, 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 investigations and possible prosecution.
Spokesman of the command DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the story to The SUPREME.