Suspect Arraigned On One Count Of Kidnapping
Toyin Akinsiku, who was alleged to have masterminded the abduction of two rape victims in Ondo town, Ondo State, has been arraigned by the Ondo State Police Command.
Mr Femi Joseph, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, who confirmed the progress in the case, said the suspect was arraigned on one count of kidnapping at the Ondo State Magistrate’s Court in Ondo town.
The suspect, who is a wife to one of the rape suspects, was arrested by the police for allegedly organising the kidnap of the two rape teenagers.
Naija News had earlier reported that two girls who were raped in Ondo town, Ondo State have returned home after the incident.
The two girls were allegedly raped and tortured by five suspects Bode Akinsiku, Olabanji Femi, Abiodun Ayodele, Fadairo Wahab, and Adedayo Adebayo and a video of the act was allegedly uploaded on social media.
The victims alleged that Toyin, and one Mrs Imole, arranged their abduction from Ondo town to an unidentified woman in Lagos State, who used them for prostitution and menial jobs.
After been taken to Lagos State, they however escaped and returned to their parents in Ondo.
Mr Gbenga Adeyanju, the PPRO said the state Commissioner of Police, was interested in the case, expressing the assurance that all the suspects would be brought to justice.
He said, “The suspect (Toyin) has been arraigned before a magistrate’s court in Ondo.
“She was charged with kidnapping; she has been granted bail in the sum of N10m with two sureties each in like sum. The case was adjourned till July 12, 2018.”
Joseph said the command was still on the trail of the second suspect, Mrs Imole, who had allegedly fled the town.