The Police Command, Ondo State, has arrested 5 students of Adeyemi College of Education for allegedly raping a female colleague of the institution.
The police said, the suspects- Akinola Timilehin, Olagbaju Tobi, Adetuyi Olakunle, Adeyemi Adebisi and Eric Nwage carried out the shameful act at Road 17, Funbi-Fagun Housing Estate, Ondo town last week, Monday.
The police stated that the victim was a student in the Department of History/English and was allegedly raped outside the campus in turn by the accused.
The accused were paraded on Wednesday by the police at the headquarters of the command in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital.
The accused were suspected to have recorded the illicit sexual act on video and threatened the victim that they would upload the film online if she told the issue to anybody.
The Ondo State Police Commissioner, Mrs. Hilda Harrison, while parading the accused persons, revealed that the victim had been taken to Ile-Ife, Osun State where she was receiving treatment, stating that the suspects would be charged to court.
She said, “The victim was raped and during the act, one of the suspects Adetuyi Adekunle did the video recording of the heinous crime as they took on their victim one after the other and later abandoned her to go with a threat that they would use charms on her if she revealed the incident to anyone.