Two men have been arrested by Officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) for allegedly raping a 21-year-old lady inside a Nissan Almera 2017 model in Alausa Business District, Ikeja, Lagos State.
The suspects, identified as 37-year-old Solomon Barry and 36-year-old Bright Omega, were caught in the act around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022, while the RRS Officers were on patrol.
In a statement issued by the State Police Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the victims met the men at a club.
“The RRS Officers, who were on patrol of Alausa Business District, stopped to check a parked black Nissan Almera at M.K.O Abiola Gardens Road, Alausa, when they noticed the alleged rape ongoing.
“On a closer look, the Officers observed that the lady was unconscious and not responding to police instructions. The Officers promptly rounded up the suspects and urgently drove the lady to RRS Headquarters for medical attention, where she regained consciousness.
“Investigation revealed that the lady met the suspects at a club around Ikeja Shopping Mall, Alausa, and then consented to a drive around town and lodging in a hotel,” he said.
Meanwhile, RRS Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, acting on the instruction of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has transferred the case to the Police Gender Unit.