The Commissioner of Police in the state, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this on Wednesday while parading the suspect alongside 32 other suspects at the command’s headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan.
The commissioner said that the incident happened on Aug. 2 at about 6:30 am while the victim was sweeping their compound at Adeshola Street in the Olorunsogo area of Ibadan.
“Four young men entered into their compound and met the victim sweeping.
” They gripped her and push her down while one covered her mouth with his two hands.
” Another one held her two legs while the other two held her two hands.
” One of them thereafter forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her without her consent,” Enwonwu said.
The commissioner said efforts were on to arrest the other fleeing accomplices.
The Newsmen reports that another suspect was arrested for raping a 23- year -old girl who had just returned from Lagos State to Ibadan and could not get to her house due to the partial curfew as a result of COVID-19.
Enwonwu said that the victim called her husband to intimate him that she could not get to the house and was told to reach out to his friend living at the Akobo Akala area of Ibadan.
” When she called the number and it was not going through, she met the suspect who was one of the security guards around the area and urged him to assist her.
” The suspect took the victim to his house at about 1:am on July 29 and consequently used the opportunity to forcefully have unlawful carnal knowledge of her without her consent,” he said.
The suspect in an interview with Newsmen, however, said the victim agreed to have sex with hi