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Police arrest boyfriend, friend for raping girlfriend

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested 2 men for allegedly raping a 22-year-old girl at Eleweran, Abeokuta.

The suspects; 38-year-old Seun Orokunle and Sarumi Sodiq 28 years, were arrested after the victim reported the incident at the Public Complain Bureau.

Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the arrest of the suspects, noting that the victim claimed that she had gone to visit her boyfriend, Seun Orokunle who also invited his friend without her knowledge.

The command’s spokesman explained that the victim alleged that the suspects dragged her out of the bathroom and took turns to have sex with her after beating her thoroughly.

Mr Oyeyemi noted that the suspects who claimed to be cultists had threatened to kill her if she dare to report them to anyone.

He said the suspects were arrested in the Aregbe area of Abeokuta and had confessed to the crime.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

Reporting by Olusegun Folarin; editing by Muzha Kucha