28-year-old Godday Robinson, has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly rape, stealing and attempted murder of a 17 yr old girl (name withheld) who hitherto refused his love advances.
A statement by the spokesperson of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspect was arrested following a report received by the policemen attached to Agbara area command that a young lady was lying unconscious in a ten feet deep pit in a nearby bush.
Upon the report received from the good Samaritan, the area Commander Agbara detailed his men to the scene where the young lady was rescued with the help of members of the public and she was quickly taken to an hospital.
After she regained consciousness, the victim told the police that on April 22nd while she was coming from night duty which she performed in the company where she works, the suspect who has been making advances to her before, accosted her, capitalized on the isolated nature of the area and dragged her into the bush where he forcefully raped her, dispossessed her of her Galaxy Samsung phone valued at #85,000and then strangled her until she passed out momentarily.
Godday who thought that she had died, dragged her further into the bush and dumped her into the pit . Thankfully, she regained conciousness and was able to call for help.
On the strength of her explanation, the area Commander ACP Bolanle Muritala gave a matching order to his detectives that the suspect must be traced and apprehended. The detectives swung to action immediately, traced the suspect and got him arrested on the 24th of April 2020
When interrogated, Godday confessed to committing the crime but blamed it on the devil.