The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested two suspects for allegedly raping of a 17 year-old minor.
The minor, 17, who was said to be hawking sachet water when the boys, who were known faces in the environment, allegedly cornered her and gang-raped her. The police command stated that, the sexual assault occurred at Oja Oba area of the state, around 7p.m. last Tuesday.
The victim was then taken to the hospital, and was reported to have been raped. It was reported that the office of the wife of the state governor, was notified of the incident, later paid for the hospital bill for the victim.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, when contacted confirmed the incident. And said that two of the suspects is under the police custody for further investigation.
Also the police have arrested a 15-year-old boy for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl. Which the incident occurred in Osi Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the state on last Tuesday.
What could be responsible for his action is yet unknown, a source said, though it was gathered that the matter has been logged with to the police. And the state First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has been notified and investigation has commenced on the case.
It was gathered that the young boy allegedly lured the girl with a confectionary to the room, where he perpetrated the dastardly act.
The boy has been arrested, and had confessed to the crime, after the case was first reported at the Ido Ekiti division according to him.
Abutu, the State police spokesman, confirmed the criminal conduct, and described it as very unfortunate incident.