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I don’t know what came over me —suspect who raped teenager

Lolo Ayaba

A 30-year-old man, Segun Olawoyin, who is currently being investigated for raping his friend’s 16-year-old daughter at Mapara Makogi, Ibafo area of Ogun State has revealed that he doesn’t know why he committed the act.

According to Segun Olawoyin, who confessed to the crime, “I am their family friend, on that day, I went to their house to look for her parents. But they were not at home, so I held her, I do not know what came over me to do such a thing to a girl who sees me as her brother”.

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Newsbeats gathered that Olawoyin allegedly committed the crime at the residence of the victim’s parents while they were attending a church service.

His arrest followed a report by the victim at Ibafo police station that the suspect came to their house on the said date, at about 1:30 p.m, asking for her parents.

Victim’s account

suspect who raped teenager
I don’t know what came over me —suspect who raped teenager

According to the victim, names withheld, Olawoyin came to our house at about 1:30 p.m, asking for my parents. Immediately I told him that they had gone to church, he grabbed me and forcefully raped me. In an attempt to rescue myself, I bit him but he still had his way.”

Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson, Ogun state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect allegedly visited the victim’s home about 1:30 pm on June 28 and asked after her parents and upon realizing that they had gone to church, seized the girl and raped her.

The victim parents later reported the matter to men of the Ibafo police station who immediately affected his arrest.

“Upon the report, the DPO Ibafo Division, SP Abiodun Ayinde, detailed his detectives to the scene at Mapara, Makogi area of Ibafo, where the randy man was promptly arrested. On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.

He would be charged to court soon.


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