Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl and filming the act in the Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, said the incident, which occurred at Ogunyemi Street, on Tuesday, led to the arrest of one of the suspects identified simply as Kayode, adding that a manhunt to apprehend the other suspect who fled the scene had commenced.
The teenage girl was sent on an errand in the vicinity by her mother and took shelter outside a compound when there was a downpour.
She told the police that her friend, whom she had begged to keep her company, entered the compound and was invited to the sitting room of the suspect, where she sat on a chair.
According to the police, she was forcefully thrown off guard and pushed on the floor by Kayode, who forcibly removed her underwear and had carnal knowledge of her.
While Kayode was having his way with her, another suspect appeared from nowhere and started filming them.
When Kayode was done, the other suspect, said to be one Olamide, who also resides in the area, handed over the phone to him (Kayode) and proceeded to violate her as well.
“The victim was issued with medical papers for a medical check-up. A suspect has been arrested, and we have begun a manhunt for the second suspect. The case will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation,” Odutola added.