A 56-year-old man, Remi Oladiti, who claims to be a lawyer has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for the alleged defilement of a 14-year old girl (name withheld).
The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, who said this at a press briefing stated that the girl was found to be some months pregnant after medical examination.
She said the victim was sent on an errand and Oladiti accosted her and gave her a soft drink laced with sedative. The girl was said to have become unconscious after taking the soft drink and she woke up to find herself naked on the man’s bed.
She said, “Upon complaint received by the victim’s parents, it was gathered that sometime in May 2020, one ( name witheld)! F’ aged 14 yrs of Balogun Street, Bodija, Ibadan was sent on an errand to No. 20 Olaigbe Avenue Bodija. Ibadan to purchase pap. In the process, one Remi Oladiti ‘m’ aged 56 gave her a soft drink suspected to contain some form of sedative hypnotics to drink which made her fall unconscious.
“Following her comatose state, Remi Oladiti, who had already made a confessional statement, forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
“On regaining consciousness, she found herself fully unclothed on Remi Oladiti’s bed while blood was dripping out from her private part. The suspect made confessional statement to the fact that he admittedly had carnal knowledge of her but denied giving her anything to drink.
” Medical examination revealed that the victim was already 29 weeks and one day old pregnant.”
Oladiti, who spoke with journalists claimed to be a lawyer said he did not force the alleged victim who he said told him she was 18.