The Ogun state police command have arrested three suspected internet fraudsters popularly called ‘yahoo boys’ in the State for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old girl at Ilese in Ijebu Ode area of the state.
According to PREMIUM TIMES , the incident occurred last weekend when the three men, riding in a Lexus ES 350 car, blocked the teenager’s way, and reportedly dragged her into the bush where they committed the act at gunpoint.
The names of the perpetrators have been revealed to police as Tunde Taiwo (22) Damilola Adesina (20) and Adegoke Amos (21).
The incident was reported at the Divisional PoliceHeadquarters in Ilese, the DPO, Yakubu Bala, launched an investigation and they were able to arrest the three alleged rapists in their hideout.
Addressing journalists, the Ogun State police command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told journalists in a statement that the trio confessed to the crime.
He also said the state police commissioner, Edward Awolowo, instructed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CID) for further investigations and prosecution.
He also warned against criminal activities in the state as he advised residents to be law-abiding.