A 35-year-old gay, Sikiru Ajibola, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly raping a five-year-old boy to death in Ogijo area of the state.
Ajibola’s arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprintm Saturday, by the command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta.
The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by the CDA Chairman of Olorunwa Arogbeja Ogijo.
The CDA chairman reported that one of the community members informed him that, the suspect had unlawful carnal knowledge of his victim, consequence upon which the innocent boy died in the process.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Enatufe Omoh, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the arrested suspect confessed been an homosexual and that while he was having carnal knowledge of the deceased, the boy gave up the ghost.
“He confessed further that he quickly dug a shallow grave in a nearby bush, where he hurriedly buried the boy.
“He has also taken policemen to where the deceased was buried,” the statement reads.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the Homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.