A 25-year-old-man identified as Wasiu Bankole as being apprehended for raping a 70-year-old woman while she was asleep.
The police were very swift as they arrested the suspect barely 24 hours after he committed the act.
The incident reported occurred at Abule Lemode, Ijoko in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
This was revealed by the Public Relations Officer in the Ogun state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
The police PRO said;
“The victim stated further that it was one of her neighbors who heard her screaming that came to rescue her by using a stick to hit the suspect at his back. He jumped off her and ran away leaving his clothes, shoe, and torch inside her room.
Upon the report, the DPO Agbado Division SP Kuranga Yero dispatched his detectives to look for the suspect and bring him to justice.
The detectives succeeded in getting him arrested 24 hours after and brought him to the station.”
After his arrest, the suspect confessed to committing the crime but claimed to have acted under the influence of alcohol whiles the 70-year-old woman had been taken to the hospital and is receiving medical attention.