Police nab five for raping 14-year-old girl

Five young men who gang-raped a teenage girl are now in police net.

The Ekiti State Police Command says it has arrested five suspected rapists who gang-raped a 14-year-old girl in the Ikole-Ekiti area of the state on 21 November, 2014.

Those arrested include Olaoluwa Gbenga, 20, Dada Samson, 18, Saliu Kazeem, 19, Olaoluwa Lekan, 20 and Aribaloye Lekan, 20.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Victor Babayemi, in a statement on how the suspects were arrested, said:

"Investigation revealed that the suspects lured the victim to the house of one of them, Dada Samson, where they took their turns to defile her. The victim’s scream attracted neighbors to the room where the suspects were caught in the acts.

Detectives were contacted immediately and the suspects were rounded up together with the exhibits. The victim was taken to the hospital and the result of medical examiner confirmed the incident.

The suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is complete."

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