Kwara state Police have arrested, 8 young men allegedly accused of gang-raping a young lady (name withheld) in Ilorin.
While speaking to reporters, the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, Mr. Salihu Garba revealed that the police had arrested three of the suspects, Kadri Rafiu, Sikiru Jimoh and Mustapha Nasiru and were on the trail of the fleeing five suspects.
“On Wednesday, around 2pm, a woman in Ilorin was gang raped by eight boys. In the course of investigation, three of the suspects were arrested and we are on the trail of the remaining suspects.”
During interrogation, one of the suspects, Jimoh, confessed that seven of them actually raped the victim. He disclosed that the boyfriend of the victim, identified as Tunji, lured the girl to them while they had a field day forcefully having carnal knowledge of the lady.
“It is the work of Satan which I deeply regret. Actually, seven of us raped her. We have known one another for sometime as we live in the same street. Her boyfriend, Tunji, invited her and we raped her. Seven of us carried out the act but the boyfriend ran away. I regret my action.” He disclosed.