Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Godstime Ekanem who allegedly broke into the matrimonial home of a married woman, Mrs. Jelila Oyinbo, and attempted to rape her.
Spokesperson of the command, SP Omolola Odutola, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, September 28, 2023, said the incident happened in Mowe-Ofada, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.
According to the PPRO, the woman said Ekanem has been sexually harassing her despite repeated warnings to leave her alone as she is a married woman.
However, the suspect remained adamant and on Tuesday, September 26, he broke into the woman’s home when her husband went out.
“Today the 28th of September, 2023 one Mrs Jelila Oyinbo “F” of MTN Estate in Mowe Ofada Ogun State reported that Godstime Ekanem is in the habit of sexually harassing her, despite warning him severally that she is a married woman, but Ekanem remained adamant and continued with his sexual advances,” the statement read.
“On the 26th of September 2023 at about 0800hrs, sensing that her husband had left home, Ekanem entered her matrimonial home and attacked her with intent to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
“She struggled with him and informed her brother-in-law Michael Oyewole who rushed to the house to rescue Jelila, while Ekanem hid himself in the convenience
Micheal engage Ekanem in a fight inside the restroom where he got hit by a hammer sustaining bruises in his hand. Michael retaliated by giving Ekanem a deep cut on his head with a cutlass
“Ekanem while running away he abandoned both his mobile phone and slippers in the room of the victim.
“The Police have arrested Ekanem while Micheal Oyewole has been taken to hospital for medical attention.”