Unbelievable Lagos Printer Abducts, Rapes Pupil He Met On Facebook
A screen printer, Oluwaseun Badejo, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly abducting and raping a 15-year-old woman, recognized as Lateefat, within the Somolu space of the state.
We learnt that the Senior Secondary School two pupil of a public faculty at Ifako, Gbagada, was allegedly drugged earlier than the suspect had rounds of intercourse along with her.
Our correspondent gathered that the duo met on a social media platform, Facebook.
Badejo, who claimed to be a pastor, was mentioned to have began by sending prayer messages to the sufferer.
The 25-year-old was reported to have later invited her to a store on Ayepe Street, Somolu, from the place he lured her to his pal’s home.
PUNCH Metro was advised that the suspect, with the assistance of his pal, drugged Lateefat and raped her.
The sufferer, who missed faculty and didn’t return residence, was mentioned to have been declared lacking by her dad and mom.
After some search, she was reportedly traced to the Ita Baale space of Somolu, the place she was rescued.
Her brother advised our correspondent that she couldn’t rise up and needed to be taken to a hospital for remedy.
He mentioned, “She went to high school on Monday and didn’t return residence. On Tuesday, her mom turned apprehensive and referred to as me to ask if I knew her whereabouts. That was as a result of her faculty was close to my home.
“When I obtained to her faculty, I didn’t see her and I reported again to her mom that she was additionally not at school. The mom and I went to satisfy her instructor to ask for her whereabouts.
“The instructor referred to as a few of her associates, who appeared to know her actions. They took us to the person’s store, however she was not there. They instructed we go to the person’s home.
“We hid someplace, whereas her associates went to test. They reported again that they discovered her sandals on the man’s house. I’m a scout member. So, with my coaching, I barged in and obtained the person arrested. We noticed Lateefat on the mattress; she couldn’t stand. We took her to a hospital and handed the person over to the police.”
The instructor, who spoke on situation of anonymity, mentioned Lateefat’s associates recognized Badejo as the person she had been chatting with on Facebook.
She mentioned she pretended to be a detective to have the ability to drag the suspect to the Onipanu Police Station, the place he was detained.
A police supply mentioned Lateefat’s drink was drugged by the suspect, including that she awakened round 1 am on Tuesday and located herself in mattress with Badejo.
The supply mentioned early that day, the suspect had one other spherical of intercourse along with her.
He mentioned, “Actually, the woman’s brother gave her a cell phone someday in January 2018 and he or she opened a Facebook account. That was how she accepted the friendship request of the suspect in February they usually began chatting.
“After her mom collected the cellphone from her, the person gave considered one of her associates his phone quantity and succeeded in luring her and the buddies to his store. He purchased drinks for them that day.
“The woman in her assertion mentioned he later invited her to his home. The first time she went, he didn’t do something to her. It was the second time that he kidnapped her; she was in her faculty uniform that day.
“Despite the truth that the woman was menstruating, he forcefully made like to her after drugging her drink. She awakened at 1 am after midnight. That morning once more, he raped her. When the woman tried to shout, he lined her mouth. The woman mentioned all her begging fell on deaf ears.”
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the incident, including that the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, had ordered that the case must be transferred to the gender unit of the command headquarters.
He mentioned the pupil was deceived by the suspect’s pretence on the social media.
He mentioned, “The woman is 15 years previous, whereas the person claims to be 25 years previous. They met on Facebook, the place the person claimed to be a pastor and despatched her prayer messages. The woman thought she was speaking to a pastor, not realizing that he’s a wolf in sheep’s clothes. As a pal, he invited her to a spot and he or she accepted. On getting there, he took her to his pal’s home and had his manner along with her.
“We suspect that the woman was drugged earlier than he had the marathon intercourse along with her. This was as a result of when police operatives obtained there, they met a half-filled bottle of sentimental drink, with a chemical like sodium. We try to analyse the substance and the drink the woman took.”
Oti mentioned the suspect’s pal, who aided the crime, had additionally been arrested.