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Ex-prisoner rapes 12-year-old girl to death in Ogun, runs away

A 12-year-old girl, Janet Fakeye, has been reportedly raped to death by one Mercy Orija  Fakeye, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Orija, who was reported to be an ex-convict, reportedly ran away shortly after he committed the offence at Fehintoluwa community, in Idiya, Abeokuta-North Local Government Area of Ogun.

It was gathered that the suspect who’s on the run, was one a convict of assault of a Point of Service operator in the community in 2021.

The victim, who was a Junior Secondary School student in Abeokuta, was reportedly forced into a house by the Orija while she was on an errand.

It was also gathered that the fleeing suspect tied the the victim and shut her mouth before having carnal knowledge of her.

While confirming the scenario, the father of the victim, Sanjo Fakeye, is demanding justice from concerned authorities.

“I gave Janet money to buy detergent to wash her school uniform. When she didn’t return after a long time, I went to her friend’s place to ask for my daughter, she said she had not seen her.

“I later went to report at the police station around 8 p.m. that my daughter was missing. As we were heading towards the police station, I received a call from the community that they had found the dead body of my daughter.

“My daughter was raped to death by Mercy after he tied her hands, her legs and covered her mouth.

“The remains of my daughter were dumped into another building beside his house after he committed the offence. I want Justice,” he said amidst tears.

The father revealed that the detergent and blood stains were recovered in the house of the suspect, confirming that the suspect fled through the back door.

The Police spokesperson in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi while confirming the incident said the police were still trailing the suspect.

The Police spokesperson confirmed that the suspect was an ex convict who was just set free released from prison custody.

“It is true that we have launched a manhunt for the suspect. The suspect is an ex-convict who was just released from prison.

“He would soon be arrested and be made to face justice,” Oyeyemi said.

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