An 18-year old boy, Pelumi Oloyide, who allegedly lured and drugged a 15-year old girl in a hotel before raping her has been arrested by the Police in Lagos.
Oloyide who was learnt to have escaped and disappeared into thin air after committing the offense was eventually fished out by police detectives in Lagos.
The incident happened at an undisclosed hotel at Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, while the suspect resides at Uriel Adegbenro Street, Egan area of Igando, Lagos.
The suspect was said to have gone to the victim’s house at Ilepo area of Ejigbo to install a prepaid meter but later took advantage of her when they went to get the code number of the meter at Jakande Estate, where he lured her into a hotel, drugged her drink and then raped her.
The girl slept off and when she woke up, she discovered that she was raped. She then informed her parents about what had happened to her.
The matter was reported to the Police at Ejigbo Division and the DPO, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, ordered for the arrest of the suspect who allegedly escaped but was eventually tracked and arrested at Igando.
During interrogation, the suspect admitted that he actually drugged and rape the victim but was done under the influence of drugs.
He revealed that he takes 400mg of Tramadol everyday and his parents do not know but however, pleaded for forgiveness.
The Police, not minding his pleading, are not relenting in prosecuting him because the offense was a serious one, which may attract several years of imprisonment or life imprisonment if tried and convicted by the Court.