Three out of eight young men who gang-raped a young lady (name withheld) in Ilorin,have been arrested .With the remaining five still at large.Parading the alleged rapists in Ilorin, they were identified as Kadri Rafiu, Sikiru Jimoh and Mustapha Nasiru.
One of the suspects, Jimoh, confessed that seven of them actually raped the victim. While regretting their action, he stated that it was the work of Satan.
He said they (victim and suspects) lived in the same neigbourhood, adding that the boyfriend of the victim, identified as Tunji, lured the girl to them while they had a field day forcefully having carnal knowledge of the lady.
“It is the work of Satan which I deeply regret. Actually, seven of us raped her. We have known one another for sometime as we live in the same street. Her boyfriend, Tunji, invited her and we raped her. Seven of us carried out the act but the boyfriend ran away. I regret my action.”
Another suspect, Rafiu, told Punch he was not involved in the rape. He claimed that he was smoking when policemen arrested him.
“I was not involved in the rape, I was just smoking when policemen arrested and framed me up that I was among the people that raped her. Honestly, I did not rape her,” Rafiu said
The police Commissioner said,
“On Wednesday, around 2pm, a woman in Ilorin was gang raped by eight boys. In the course of investigation, three of the suspects were arrested and we are on the trail of the remaining suspects.”tweet Follow @@metro1