Lagos - A 37-year-old man has been arrested by the Lagos State police for allegedly raping a mentally-challenged girl, Vanguard reports.
The suspect, Adesola Moses, who resides at Osenatuilo Street, Alagbado by AIT Road, reportedly raped the victim in her mother’s shop.
It was gathered that the suspect took advantage of the victim’s mental health and had anal sex with her.
The mother of the victim Muiynant Mustapha, was said to have left her 19-year-old daughter in her shop to attend a party, when the suspect sneaked into the shop, asked the girl to remove her clothes and raped her.
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10-year-old girl daughter of the landlord, who usually plays with the victim, saw them and ran out to alert people. The suspect, however escaped.
The elders in the community were able to fish out the culprit after they gathered 12 young men in the area and asked the landlord's daughter, Tunrayo wto identify the suspect, who had changed his clothes to avoid recognition.
The case, which was initially reported at Alagbado, is currently being investigated at State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Lagos.
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- News 24