Some male students of a college of education in Ondo State have been arrested for gang rapping an 18-year-old female student of the institution.
The suspects include Timilehin, Tobi, Olakunle, Adebisi and Nwage. They also made a video recording of the incident, as they took turns to rape her.
While parading 21 suspected criminals, including suspected cult members, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hilda Harrison, said in Akure that the suspects have owned up to committing the crimes.
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According to Vanguard, the rape victim was the girlfriend of one of the suspects, who lured her to one of the suspects’ house, where they raped her.
According to victim, “after they raped her, they let her go with a threat that they shall use charm on her if she ever reveals the incident to anyone.
“The case was reported to the school authorities and the suspects arrested; the phone and charm used in perpetrating the crime were recovered and the case was transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigation.”
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The Ondo State Police Chief said the victim has been transferred for treatment to an undisclosed hospital in Ile Ife, Osun State.
Narrating his side of the story, the boyfriend, Timilehin, denied inviting the lady, but said he could not prevent his friends from taking their turns to rape the girl after he also had sex with her.
He said: “We did not plan it at all; it was coincidental. After I finished with her, my friends took their turns. But I did not know the whole thing was recorded. But it is true; they raped her.”