Three men, who described themselves as members of the infamous “One Million Boys” gang, were detained in Ogun State by police. They were arrested for allegedly gang-raping a lady in Ogijo region of Ogun State on 23 July, according to research and findings. The spokesman for state police, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, has named the men as Sola Olaoluwa, Ibrahim Kehinde and Lukman Banjoko.
Oyeyemi confirmed they were arrested following a victim complaint lodged by the victim at the Ogijo division.
According to Oyeyemi, the victim told the police that she had met one man, known as “Enny Money,” who gave her an app to download on her phone with the promise that everyone she would meet would support her financially through that app. Having downloaded the App, Oyeyemi said the lady revealed that the man she later met turned out to be the same “Enny Money” as he began chatting with her and invited her to Ogijo’s Idimogun town. On getting there, “she was lured into a house where five men who called themselves leaders of 1 Million Boys subsequently gang-raped her,” Oyeyemi said.
As they pointed a pistol at her, the gang forced her to surrender, thus taking turn to rape her. It was also said that one of them had video recorded the event on his camera. “At the study, CSP Muhammed Baba Suleiman, DPO Ogijo Division, dispatched his detectives to go after the hoodlums and bring them to justice. The detectives managed to arrest the duo of Sola Olaoluwa 35yrs and Ibrahim Kehinde ‘m’ 19yrs at around 5 am on 24 July 2020. “Their arrest led the detectives to arrest the third suspect, Lukman Banjoko ‘m’ 20yrs, on 26 July 2020.
The suspects made confessional claims on trial that they knowingly committed the crime, as the victim alleged. They also confirmed that the victim was the second person they gang raped in that town, “Oyeyemi told DAILY POST. It was gathered that one toy gun they used to compel their victim to submit was retrieved from them, and the phone they used to record their dastardly act. Meanwhile, for an in-depth investigation the Ogun State Police Commissioner, CP Edward Ajogun said the suspects would be transferred to the State CIID. He has likewise ordered that the remaining two gang members should be searched down and brought to justice, it has been learned.