The Assistant Superintendent of Police, Osiele Police Post, Abeokuta, Ogun State, John Mafoya has been arrested and is being interrogated at the state police command headquarters for allegedly raping a student of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, identified simply as Oluwaseun.
What happened was, on Thursday, April 30, policemen from the Osiele post arrested Oluwaseun for her involvement in a mob attack on a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps in the college, identified only as Oladimeji because he allegedly made sexual advances at a female student, who had visited him in his apartment in the Abule Obantoko area of Abeokuta.
Punch Metro gathered that the ASP allegedly took over the case and detained Oluwaseun, however, rather than interrogate her at the Police station, he allegedly drove her to his house in the Alanco area at about 7pm and that was where he allegedly raped her.
However, after this ordeal, Oluwaseun kept mum about it until the Commissioner of Police invited both of them to a meeting.
He said, “After raping Oluwaseun in his house, Mafoya brought his victim back to the police post at about 10.30pm, where he again raped her in his office. He then returned her to the cell. It was the girl’s colleagues who raised N3,000 for her bail the following day.
“She, however, did not discuss her experience with anyone because she was traumatised. The only thing she did was to cleverly record the conversations she had with the police officer on her mobile phone. Such matter would have died naturally, but it was a policeman at the same police post who gave her the courage to speak up and expose the ASP.
“They reported the rape at the Odeda Police Division and when the CP learnt about it, he ordered a detailed investigation. This was what brought Mafoya and Oluwaseun together again at the CP’s instance.
“On Monday, May 11, the two persons were brought into the CP’s office. After their explanations, the CP ordered the arrest of the ASP, while investigations continued on the matter.”
According to reports, this wasn’t the first time Mayofa had raped a student.