A 23-year-old woman, whose
identity remains hidden, has been
reportedly gang raped by some
hoodlums in the Pako Bus Stop
area of the Lagos – Abeokuta
The incident which happened on Sunday,
August 28, 2016, left the victim in a
deplorable state, with an unstoppable bleeding
in her body.
She was discovered by one of her brothers,
who joined a search for her after she was
perceived to be in danger.
Narrating the incident to Punch News, the
brother of the woman said, “She said some
men raped her. Two men now came out of the
front of the house where I found her. One
asked me what I was shouting about.”
“He said, ‘Because she was raped, is that why
you will not let people ‘hear word’? Is she the
first person that will be raped here?’ After all,
I gave her Igbo (hemp) and she took it’,”
“I was shocked. I could not believe that he had
the confidence to tell me he was even the one
who gave her Indian hemp.
My sister said they
forced her to take the Indian hemp and two of
them raped her on a chair in front of a shop.”
The culprits, identified as Wasiu and Monaco,
grabbed the victim when she was returning
home from her Aunty’s shop.
They threatened to beat up her brother, who
had challenged them for the crime committed
against his sister.
Through the intervention of the police, one of
the hoodlums, Monaco, real name,
Olanrewaju Osinibi, was captured and taken
to into custody.
The victim’s brother narrated further saying,
“While we were arguing there, I luckily saw a
patrol van of policemen from the Dopemu
Police Division passing by and I quickly
approached them and explained how my sister
“The policemen came down from their vehicle
and because the crowd of boys in front of the
house were threatening, one of the policemen
cocked his gun and they all fled.
“But, I immediately grabbed the one who said
he gave her Indian hemp to smoke (Osinubi)
before he could escape.
The police took him
and we all went to the station”, he said.
To manage her health condition following the
rape incident, the victim was taken to the
Mirabel Center located at the Lagos State
University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for