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Bus Driver Allegedly Rapes 78-year-old Woman In Lagos



A commercial bus driver, Jelili Lawal, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman in the Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja, Lagos State.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said at a press briefing on Monday that

On Tuesday, January 1, 2019, around 8pm, a woman, 78, met one Jelili Lawal, 41, a bus driver, at Maryland and told him that she had missed her way and did not know how to get to her house in Ketu.

“The said Jelili Lawal offered to help her. The woman was delighted and  she boarded the bus, unknown to her that Lawal had other intentions.

“The suspect drove the victim to a location in Oloti village, off Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, and raped her without regards to her age. While the suspect was at it, the woman let out a cry that attracted someone in the neighbourhood, who quickly called the police and directed them to the location where the cry emanated from.

“That was how the police caught the suspect in the act and rescued the old woman, who was already bleeding from her private parts as a result of the assault on her dignity.”

The CP said the victim, who had been taken to the hospital, was being counselled by trauma specialists, adding that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as the investigation was concluded.

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