Ogun State Police arrest 29-year-old man for allegedly raping a woman with Down syndrome

Ogun State Police arrest 29-year-old man for allegedly raping a woman with Down syndrome

Kunle Abati, 29, was arrested by men from the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly forcibly having carnal knowledge of a 27-year-old lady with Down syndrome (name withheld).

Kunle Abati, the suspect, was arrested on December 7, 2022, following a report lodged at the Ilese ijebu divisional headquarters by the victim’s mother, who reported that she sent her daughter on an errand at about 7:30 a.m., but when she returned, she discovered a blood stain on her cloth. She went on to say that when she asked her daughter about the blood on her cloth, she took her to the suspect’s house and informed her that the suspect had carnal knowledge of her.

Upon the report, the DPO Ilese Ijebu, CSP Paul Omiwole, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was subsequently arrested.

On interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the crime, adding that he equally capitalized on the health challenge of the lady to rape her, only for him to discover that she was a virgin.

The victim, who was bleeding profusely was quickly taken to General Hospital Ijebu ode for medical attention.

Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state 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 Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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  1. chrysanthemum says:

    This is terrible.. why are people so wicked

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