The Ogun State Police Command said it had arrested three men out of the five that gang raped a lady (Name withheld) on the 23rd of July 2020.
Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
According to Oyeyemi, the men , Sola Olaoluwa , Ibrahim Kehinde and Lukman Banjoko were arrested following a complaint lodged at Ogijo division by the victim.
The PPRO stated that the victim had reported that she met one man simply known as “Enny Money” who gave her an App to download on her phone with an assurance that those she would meet through that App would help her financially.
“She further stated that as soon as she downloaded the App, one man whom she later known to be the same “Enny Money” started chatting with her and invited her to Idimogun area of Ogijo in Sagamu local government.
“On getting there, she was lured into a house where she was subsequently gang raped by five men who called themselves members of 1 million boys.
“The gang according to the victim forced her to submission when they pointed gun to her and while they were taking turn to rape her, one of them was video recording the action with his phone.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, Csp Muhammed Suleiman, dispatched his detectives to go after the hoodlums and bring them to justice.
” At about 5am of July 24, the detectives succeeded in arresting the duo of Sola Olaoluwa 35yrs and Ibrahim Kehinde 19yrs.
“The arrest led the detectives to the third suspect Lukman Banjoko ,20 yrs who was arrested on July 26.
“On interrogation, the suspects made confessional statements that they actually committed the crime as alleged by the victim.
” They further confessed that the victim was the second person they gang raped in that area.
“Recovered from them are one toy gun with which they used to force their victim to submission and the phone which they used to video recording their dastardly act,” he said.
According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for an indepth investigation.
The commissioner equally directed that the remaining members of the gang be hunted for and brought to justice.