arrested a 31-year-old man, identified only as Damilola, for allegedly
raping a 25-year-old woman on Omole Estate, in the Ojodu area of the
victim, Favour (pseudonym) and Damilola were members of a parish of the
Redeemed Christian Church of God, and the woman had invited the suspect
to her birthday party on Tuesday, July 19.
fashion designer, was allegedly told by the suspect five days after the
birthday party that he had a surprise gift for her.
anonymity, told our correspondent that Damilola had failed to show up at
the victim’s birthday party and allegedly lured her to his house a week
church friends. The lady had her birthday on Tuesday, July 19, and she
invited all youths in the church who were her friends. Damilola,
however, did not come. He, thereafter, called her to apologise and
promised to make it up.
called her that he had set up a makeup party and that the two were going
to a restaurant. However, he took her to his house in the estate, and
locked her up. He beat her up and raped her.
reported the matter at the police station. On Monday, she, accompanied
by other church youth executive, went to the DSVRT office in Alausa to
make another report.”
the victim multiple slaps and instructed her to pull off her dress. She
was crying and begging. The victim later gave in and Damilola raped her.
case file. The victim has been referred to the Mirabel Centre, Ikeja,
for necessary tests. The suspect has yet to get a full-time job. He is
into entertainment business.”
Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the arrest, adding that the matter
had been transferred to the police gender unit.