Man rapes 74-year-old woman



Police in Ondo State have arrested a young man, Rasaki Salami, for allegedly raping a 74 year–old grandmother to a state of coma.
The incident occurred at Igbotako in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
The victim, Madam Tinu Olaranti, sustained severe injuries as she has already been taken to hospital for medical attention.
The suspect, who has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, was arrested by Anti – crime detectives attached to the Igbotako Divisional Police Headquarters as he attempted to escape.
It was gathered that the suspect allegedly sneaked into the bedroom of the victim while she was asleep.
Police First Information Report, FIR, said Salami forcefully undressed the old woman after entering her room and had carnal knowledge of her.
One of the victim’s grandsons who was said to have witnessed the act and could not raise alarm because the suspect threatened to kill him, reportedly ran outside and hid to escape attack.
Sources said the suspect raped the old woman, resulting in her bleeding profusely.
The Ondo State Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, Wole Ogodo, confirmed the incident, saying the suspect was apprehended at a hideout in the town and taken to the Igbotako Police station where he was interrogated.
He said the grandson of the victim came to the police station to identify the suspect, even as he disclosed that Rasaki would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed .

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