Stolen Identity Police arrest fake soldiers for raping 15-yr-old girl

The two suspects reportedly disguised as soldiers in a bid to bundle the innocent girl away.

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Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni 

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The Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Damilola Balogun and his accomplice, Joseph Agbo, for raping a 15-year-old girl at the Oworonsoki area of Lagos.

According to Punch News, the victim, simply identified as Funke, was reportedly on an errand when she fell into the hands of the criminals.

She was ambushed by the suspects who wore a military fatigue, and then taken away on a motorcycle to a secluded place in Bariga.

After they finished with her, Funke was reportedly dumped by the road side, where she was found by community members who reported the case to the police.

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SP Dolapo Badmos, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, gave a confirmation of the incident, and also reported that four Automated Teller Machine cards and 17 identity cards were discovered with the criminals.

“The police recovered items which included military camouflage, two berets, two mobile phones, four ATM cards from different banks, and 17 ID cards bearing different names."

“After interrogation, it was discovered that the suspects were impersonators."

“They are also suspected to be hoodlums terrorising the area."

“The suspects will be transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for further investigation and prosecution”, she said.

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