A married commercial motorcyclist identified simply as Dare, has been arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl identified as Zainab Justina Adeyemo to death.
The deceased had boarded the suspect’s motorcycle in Akoko area of the state, but was forcefully dragged into a bush where the suspect raped her to death on Friday July 17, 2020. Dare who admitted to carrying the girl on his motorcyle after almost being lynched by his colleagues, said Zainab died as result of the struggle that ensued between them.
Speaking to Vanguard, Zainab’s mother said;
“On getting to the police station, now visibly frightened Dare pleaded that he should be treated gently assuring that the missing girl would eventually be seen. Shockingly, he further claimed that while he was on his way from Eshe to Irun with Zainab, they had an accident and the girl was seriously wounded.
“Initially, we told the police to carry out immediate investigation into his claims but they were insisting that…
Source: Linda Ikeji