Men of the Osun state police command have arrested a 75-year-old man, Jacob Ayinla, for allegedly raping a 15-year-old local juice seller popularly known as ‘Pito’ in his apartment in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday, June 10.
According to reports, the accused man lured the teenager into his apartment in the Olowo area in Osogbo under the pretense he wanted to buy the local juice. Immediately she entered his house, the man forcefully defiled her.
“The girl always hawks the Pito around in our area but it is unfortunate that the girl was deceived by the old man and raped. The girl is living at No 10 Aresa area, Osogbo with her relative who produces the local juice for her to hawk every day.
After the incident she reported the issue to the police station, informing them of what Ayinla has done to her.” a source said
Commenting on the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Yemisi Opalola, said
“Our men swung into action and arrested him in his house and we have taken the victim to Police Hospital for a medical test.”Opalola
She added that the matter will be charged to court once the investigation has been completed.