Four men, who allegedly raped an 11-
year-old hawker in Ibadan, have been arrested.
It was gathered that the secondary school pupil,
who lives at NNPC area of Ibadan, was said to be
hawking detergent when the suspects allegedly
forced her into an uncompleted building, where
they allegedly raped her in turns.
The little girl, it was learned, was lured by the
men, who pretended that they wanted to buy the
detergent she was hawking and then urged her to
go to the uncompleted building with them to
collect her money.
It was reported that the girl turned down their
request, but was forcefully taken into the
uncompleted building, where two other men were
A source quoted the girl as saying that after she
was taken to the house, one of the two boys, who
were waiting there, gagged her, while the other
forcefully opened her legs.
The source said: “She said the two men, who took
her to the building raped her, before the two
others took their turn.”
When the girl threatened to report to the police,
they threatened to beat her up and later offered
her money. But her mother reported to the police.
Confirming the incident, the Oyo State Police
Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle
Ajisebutu, said: “The case was reported by the
victim’s mother and the state Commissioner of
Police, Samuel Adegbuyi, has directed that the
case be transferred to the Criminal Investigation
Department of the command.”