September 23, 2023


A 12 Year old pupil, Janet Fakeye has been allegedly raped to death in Abeoktua, Ogun State by a suspected Ex-convict, Mercy Orija

The sad event took place at Fehintoluwa Community Development Association in Idiya, Abeokuta-North Local Government Area of the state, while the Suspect has gone into hiding after committing the act

Our correspondent gathered that Orija, who was convicted for assaulting a Point-of-Sale operator in the community last year, allegedly raped the minor shortly after he was released from prison.

The deceased was a Junior Secondary School pupil at the Army Day Secondary School, Alamala, Abeokuta.

Janet was reportedly dragged into a house by the suspect while she was going back home from where she went to buy soap to wash her school uniform on Wednesday.

The suspect was said to have used his family house in the same community to commit the crime.

Orija allegedly dumped her body in another building beside his family house and fled the scene.

When our correspondent visited the community on Sunday, it was observed that the suspect’s family house had been destroyed.

Upon enquiry, it was learnt that angry community youths stormed the house and set it ablaze.

The deceased’s father Sanjo, demanded justice for his daughter.

He said, “When Janet arrived from school on Wednesday, she was writing her homework and after she was done, she told me that she wanted to buy detergent in our neighbour’s house to wash her socks.

“When she didn’t come back on time we started looking for her to no avail, we had to report at a police station around 8pm after we had searched and could not find her. while coming back I received a call that my daughter’s dead body had been found”

He said his daughter was raped to death by the suspect after he tied her hands and legs and covered her mouth.

According to him, the soap and the bloodstains were seen in the suspect’s house while he ran away through the back door.

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