A 56-year-old who claims to be a lawyer is in the grips of the Oyo state Police Command for allegedly drugging, raping, and consequently impregnating a 14-year-old girl at the Bodija area.
The lawyer drug a soft drink and gave it to the 14-year-old girl who was on an errand, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko the State Commissioner of Police narrated while addressing pressmen on Thursday.
The girl after taking the drugged soft drink became unconscious and later woke up wet and naked on the lawyer’s bed. Upon examination, it was confirmed she is 29 weeks pregnant.
“Upon complaint received by the victim’s parents, it was gathered that sometime in May 2020, one ( name withheld)! F’ aged 14 yrs of Balogun Street, Bodija, Ibadan was sent on an errand to No. 20 Olaigbe Avenue Bodija. Ibadan to purchase pap,” the Commissioner stated.
“In the process, one Remi Oladiti ‘m’ aged 56 gave her a soft drink suspected to contain some form of sedative-hypnotics to drink which made her fall unconscious
“Following her comatose state, Remi Oladiti, who had already made a confessional statement, forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
“On regaining consciousness, she found herself fully unclothed on Remi Oladiti’s bed while blood was dripping out from her private part
“The suspect made confessional statement to the fact that he admittedly had carnal knowledge of her but denied giving her anything to drink. Medical examination revealed that the victim was already 29 weeks and one day old pregnant.”
The lawyer told journalist the girl told him she was 18 years and that he did not force her to have sex as reported by the police.