The Police Command in Ekiti State has on Friday, June 18, 2021, said it has arrested a 65-year-old man, Durodola Ogundele for allegedly raping his stepmother twice.
The command’s spokesperson, ASP Sunday Abutu, who revealed this in a statement said the suspect carried out the act in Ayetoro-Ekiti, Ido-Osi local government area of the state.
He reported that the suspect had, on June 15, allegedly had canal knowledge of his 85-year-old stepmother in her room.
Abutu explained that Ogundele is a son to the victim’s late husband.
According to him, the suspect on a fateful day entered the victim’s room to assist her in applying for herbal medicine on her legs to ease her pain.
“The victim alleged that after applying for the herbal medicine on her legs, the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice,” Abutu said.
He said the Ekiti police commissioner, Mr Tunde Mobayo, had ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation.
The spokesman said the suspect would be charged to court accordingly if found culpable.