A herbalist identified as Samson Ogundele, has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a young girl who came to his house for consultation.
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Oja odan divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that she is a hairdressing apprentice and that a sum of N1000 got missing in their shop which made all the nine apprentices in the shop consult the herbalist to know who st%le the money amongst them.
On getting to the herbalist, he started calling them into a room one after the other after collecting N700 from them. The complainant stated further that the first and second persons entered and came out, and when it was her turn, she entered and the herbalist tried to r@pe her.
Upon her complaint, the DPO Oja odan division, CSP Gabriel Ikechukwu, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was arrested. It was while interrogating him that one of the girls who is 17-years-old confessed that the herbalist had already had carnal knowledge of her when she met him at the consulting room. She stated further that the herbalist thre@tened that she will d#e if she told anybody about the incident.
The victim was immediately taken to General Hospital Oja Odan where it was confirmed that the girl has been def#led. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the herbalist himself has confessed to the commission of the crime.