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Man breaks into married woman’s residence, attempts to rape her


Man breaks into married woman’s residence, attempts to rape her

A man, identified as Godstime Ekanem, has been apprehended by the Ogun State Police Command after allegedly invading the residence of Mrs. Jelila Oyinbo, a married woman, and attempting to rape her.

The incident took place in Mowe-Ofada, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.

According to SP Omolola Odutola, the Police Public Relations Officer of Ogun, Ekanem, who is also married, had persistently sexually harassed Oyinbo despite being warned to stay away from her.

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Despite repeated warnings, Ekanem refused to desist from his advances, which led to him breaking into the woman’s matrimonial home while her husband was away.

“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.”

Oyewole, then engaged Ekanem in a fight inside the restroom where he got hit by a hammer sustaining bruises on his hand.

The woman’s brother-in-law retaliated by giving Ekanem a deep cut on his head with a cutlass.

“Ekanem while running away 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.”

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