Nigeria: Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping A Speech-Impaired Minor Behind A Mosque

A 40-year-old man identified as Akinola Lawrence has been arrested by men of the Osun state police command, for allegedly raping a speech-impaired minor behind a mosque.

Disclosing this to newsmen, the spokesperson of the Osun state police command, Yemisi Opalola, said the incident happened at the Anglican area, Ataoja in Osogbo around 7 pm last Thursday, November 5, when the mother identified as Remilekun sent the 16-year-old girl on an errand.

She said the suspect forcefully dragged the minor behind a mosque in the area to rape her.

Opalola added that investigation has commenced into the matter and that the suspect will be charged to court.