Three students of the School of Health Technology, Akure, have been arrested by the Ondo state police command for allegedly gang-raping a female student of the institution.
According to the police, the suspects, Aderoboye Damilola, Eyitayo Charles and Blessing Michael were said to have committed the crime last week Wednesday at the residence of the boyfriend of the students.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr. Femi Joseph, who disclosed this to journalists on Monday in Akure, Ondo state capital, however said the command had begun investigation into the matter.
PPRO said, “We have commenced investigation into the matter, and after the investigation, the suspects would be charged to court.”
A source narrated that the victim was gang-raped by the suspects in the boyfriend’s house, which is not far from the campus of the institution, at Oda Road, area of Akure
The source said, “The lady (victim) went to visit her boyfriend in the late evening on Wednesday but she did not meet the boyfriend at home but she met another boy who is a friend to her boyfriend.
“So she decided to wait for him (boyfriend). Suddenly, the three boys (suspects) entered into the room with dangerous weapons and asked the boy they met inside to have sex with the lady but he refused. It was after that they gang-raped the lady.”
However, the case had been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the command for further investigation.