The operatives of the Osun State Police Command have arrested a 29-year-old man, Kehinde Ariyo, for allegedly raping an 85-year-old woman to coma at Ilesa town in the state.
The police commissioner in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, made this known while speaking to newsmen on Monday in Osogbo, the state capital.
The commissioner said the incident occured at Ogudu area in Ilesa, where the suspect forcefully had canal knowledge of the old woman after gaining access to her residence around 11pm on Oct. 27.
Adeoye also said that the woman sustained various degrees of injuries on her body, including her private organ, and eventually passed out in the process before she was resuscitated at a private hospital.
According to him, the suspect lives in the same area where the victim resides, and had gone on errands for the old woman severally in the past.
He said: “The woman passed out during the rape, but came back to life after some hours, the suspect was arrested the next day.
“This is the height of wickedness in our society. The boy injured the woman in the process, but she has been treated. “
In his confessional statement, the suspect admitted to have committed the act, claiming to have been drunk at the time of committing the heinous act.
“Mama asked me to sleep on a couch in the passage. I was already drunk and did not know what happened afterwards,” he said.