The police in Ogun state has arrested a 32-year-old man identified as Tunde Bello for Kidnapping and Rape of a 29yr old lady (Name withheld).
According to a statement issued by the Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victim had on 17th of September 2020 reported at Mowe police station that while she was going to her office on January 16, she boarded a Hyundai car at about 5:00am from Ogunrun road Mowe to Lagos.
”On getting to Mowe junction, the driver of the car made a detour to Ibadan road and drove her to a bush along Lagos-Ibadan express road where he beat her mercilessly before forcefully having carnal knowledge of her.
After raping her, he held her hostage and asked her to call her relations to send the sum of #140,000 to him as ransom before he will let her go.
She stated further that she had to call her brother who transferred #140,000 to her account, she also transferred to an account given to her by her abductor before she was released.
Upon her report, the DPO Mowe division, Csp Marvis Jayeola, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect with the view to get him arrested.
The intelligence and technical based investigation embarked upon by the detectives’ yielded positive results when the suspect who has been under surveillance was apprehended on the 16thof January 2021.
On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime”, Oyeyemi said.
The spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti kidnapping unit of the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.