Police nab man for allegedly raping stepmother

Police nab man for allegedly raping stepmother

The Police Command in Ekiti on Thursday said it has arrested a 65-year-old man, Durodola Ogundele, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his stepmother.


The development allegedly took place on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.


This was confirmed by the Police in a statement by the command’s spokesperson; Mr Sunday Abutu, in Ado-Ekiti. Abutu disclosed that Ogundele was apprehended by the Ido-Osi Divisional Headquarters of the command on Wednesday after committing the act.


Specifically, Abutu said the suspect had, on June 15, allegedly had carnal knowledge of his 85-year-old stepmother in her room.


Furthermore, he explained that Ogundele is a son to the victim’s late husband.


According to him, the suspect on the fateful day entered the victim’s room to assist her in applying herbal medicine on her legs to ease her of pain.


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“The victim alleged that after applying the herbal medicine on her legs; the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice,” Abutu said.


Also, he revealed that the Ekiti Police Commissioner, Mr Tunde Mobayo, had ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation. The spokesman said the suspect would be charged to court accordingly, if found culpable.


Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed its readiness to resume the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).


1st News reports that the exercise is scheduled to resume on Monday, June 28.


This was disclosed by INEC Deputy Director, Voter Education Division, Mrs Mary Nkem. Nkem stated this at a road show on the CVR organised by the commission in Abuja.


Specifically, she disclosed that the road show was to sensitise and to mobilise eligible voters in the FCT for the exercise.

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