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Danfo Driver Caught for raping 78-year old woman


Driver arrested for raping 78-year -  woman  to coma
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Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command , CP Imohimi Edgal, who paraded the suspect at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja, said , the unfortunate incident occurred on the New year day. The police boss said that at about 8pm, a 78 -year – old woman, met one Jelili Lawal, 41, a bus driver, at Maryland , Ikeja and begged him for direction to Ketu as she was missing her way .
Edgal said that the said Jelili offered to help her adding that the delighted victim entered the suspect’s bus.
He said the suspect had other intentions: “The suspect drove the victim to a location in Oloti village off Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja and raped her. while the suspect was at it, the woman let out a cry that attracted someone in the neighborhood who quickly called the police and directed them to the location where the cry emanated.
“That was how the police caught the suspect in the act and rescued the old woman who was already bleeding from her private part as a result of her age.
” The victim has been taken to the hospital and she is being counselled by trauma specialist. Meanwhile the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is over” he added.
Edgal who frowned at the attitude of the bus driver who took advantage of the old woman disclosed that similarly on January 3, 2019, a report was made at Alakuko Police Station, that one Samuel Balogun, 17, of number 14, Ademola Abiola street, Alakuko, took a 12- year- old girl to an uncompleted building and had carnal knowledge of the child.
He said that the said Samuel Balogun was promptly arrested and that he was undergoing interrogated at the gender section of the command adding that the suspect would be charged to court for defilement at the conclusion of investigation.

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