Operatives of the Ekiti State Police Command have arrested a 21-year-old commercial driver, Tope Ojolo, who allegedly raped a student of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti on September 17.
The committed the crime at about 8.00 p. m while conveying the victim, who was said to be coming back from a hospital where she had gone to receive treatment for malaria.
Ojolo suddenly veered into the bush and forcibly had a carnal knowledge of the victim, who was the only passenger inside the mini bus, known in local parlance as “akoto,” at the time of the incident.
The violation of the girl by the driver sparked a riot in Ikere, the following day when students of the college went on rampage and attacked commercial drivers. Read more