Police operatives in Ogun State have apprehended three brothers for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year old girl inside bush close to a stream where they took turns to abuse her.
The alleged act happened in Pata community in Ifo area of the state where they resides.
The suspects namely, Oluwaseun Damilohun, 20; Oriyomi Damilohun, 19; and Oluwasegun Idowu, 18 were arrested on Wednesday October 14 after one Alimi Olasunkanmi an administrative officer of the Ogun State So-Safe Corps reported the matter to the Police.
They were accused of ambushing the girl while she went to take a bath at Odo-Pata stream, at Pata Abiodun village in Ifo Local government area at about 10:00am.
They reportedly dragged her into a nearby bush, removed her pant and then took turns to have sex with her against her consent.
Having satisfied themselves, they allowed her to go in pains and they returned home and reported what happened to her parents.
This was disclosed by the Ogun Police Public Relation Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident and said that the suspects were in custody undergoing interrogation.
“While the devilish act was going on, one of them was video-recording the act with a threat that if the victim dares to report, they would upload it on the internet.”
The state’s police commissioner, Edward Ajogun has directed that the suspects who have confessed to the crime be immediately transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit.