Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo division have arrested four suspects that gang-raped a teenager in Ejigbo.
The suspects were apprehended around 10pm following report lodged by mother of the victim, Tawa Abbey. She reported that her daughter (name withheld) was attacked and gang-raped at 33, Alhaji Obe Street, Ejigbo.
The Divisional Police Officer, Ejigbo division, mobilised his men to the scene where four of the boys were arrested. The suspects are Jimoh Kamoru (16), Lukman Basita (16), Aleshinloye Sunday (16), and Ifeoluwa Alabi (16). Some items were recovered from them including cutlasses and substances suspected to be Indian hemp.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the Divisional Police Officer to go after the fleeing members of the group and intensify efforts in getting Ejigbo area rid of bad boys who are fond of attacking and gang raping innocent ladies and causing pains to them.
CP Hakeem Odumosu, reiterated the command’s zeal to work with other governmental agencies and interest groups in fighting against all sorts of social vices particularly rape, defilement and domestic violence.
The CP also directed that the matter be transferred to the Gender Unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet investigation and prosecution, while he assured the general public of justice in the case.