Three suspected Yahoo boys were on Saturday arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly gang raping an 18 -year- old girl (name withheld).
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
Oyeyemi noted that the suspects were arrested following a report by the victim, who reported at Ilese divisional headquarters , Ijebu Ode .
“She said she was going somewhere around Ita Ale area of Ilese Ijebu and that she was accosted by three young men who rode in a Lexus ES 350 car and blocked her, forcefully dragged her into the car and drove her to Rationwa area where they took turns to rape her at gun point.
“On the strength of the report, the DPO Ilese division SP Yakubu Bala, mobilised his detectives and stormed their hideout where one of the suspects was arrested.
“The arrested one led the police to the other two and they were subsequently arrested.
“On interogation, they confessed committing the crime, they claimed to have believed that the police are no longer working hence they can do anything they like but they were surprised when police came after them,” he said.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.
The CP also warned that those criminals who have that erroneous believe that police have been subdued will meet their Waterloo in no distance time.