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Sunday, June 24, 2012
The Imam Of Educational Legacy College’s Mosque, Ibandan, Arrested For Raping a 15 Years Old Girl
An Iman of Educational Legacy College’s Mosque in Ibadan,the Oyo State Capital, Isiaka Salimonu has been reportedly arrested for allegedly raping a 15 year-old girl, simply identified as Yetunde.
It was gathered that the suspect, whose daughter and Yetunde are classmate, had been wooing the victim since September last year
Isiaka Salimonu, 43 year-old man, who has been detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department(SCID) Iyaganku Ibadan, was said to have promised to give Yetunde an holy oil for prayers to improve her academic performance.
However, “Daily Post” learnt that Yetunde, was in the college’s mosque where Salimonu is also an Arabic teacher to collect the oil, it was there she was allegedly raped by the suspect who has since confessed to the crime.
On getting home, she reported the matter to her elder brother who swung into action by reporting the matter at the Olodo Police Station, while her father took her to a nearby hospital where it was confirmed that she was actually raped.
Meanwhile, the state’s police spokesperson, Femi Okanlawon, confirmed that the suspect has confessed to the crime and said investigation was still ongoing.
Okanlawon added that the Iman would soon be charged to court for trial immediately the Police gathered enough facts on the alleged matter.