A 65-year-old farmer, Gilbert Nnaji has been been reportedly drugged and raped to coma by two men at Ajilo in Ondo state.
The incident was comfirmed by the Ondo state detectives who proceeded to arrest the victims’ wife for not taking care of her husband after arresting the suspects.
According to the victim’s daughter Alaba Nnaji, her father left their home in Ondo to visit his son but did not get to his destination.
“On Friday, I went to church. So, when I came back, I asked for my father from my mother. She said he went to see my brother at Ajilo area around 6 pm.”
“We waited till around 9pm, but when we didn’t see him, I called my sister to ask if my father was with her where she sells at the junction, but she said no.
“Police came to arrest my mother accusing her of leaving her husband drunk.
“But my mother told them that her husband doesn’t drink but only take snuff and that we have been looking for him since on Friday.
“The police said they picked him from one house where he was locked up.
“They said it was the neighbour who lives in the house who came to report the case.
“The neighbours told us that they raped him through his anus and two of the suspects have been arrested, but one ran away. Alaba narrates.
A neighbour of the suspects also explains to the police that the suspect brought the man claiming that he is drunk and that they need to take care of him.
“When they brought the man, I challenged them and they said the man is their father and that they want to take care of him.
“So, the following day, when they did not release the man, I shouted to call the attention of others in the area.
“The suspects fought me while the neighbours went to call the police who came to rescue baba.”
However one of the suspects, Boniface, denied raping the victim. He said that they only took the old man to their house to rest after finding out that he was drunk and was alone.
Boniface agreed said that he too was drunk and don’t know if the other suspect actually raped Mr Nnaji.
The image maker of the state police command, Olufunmilayo Odunlami confirmed the incident when contacted.
He said that two of the suspects has been arrested and the matter was still under investigation.
He also narrated,
” Neighbours claimed they had noise form a particular room and that when they got there, they saw two young men gagging the throat of an old man.
“The suspects told them that the old man was drunk.
He concluded by announcing that a thorough investigation is going on and the suspects would soon be charged to court of the allegation of rape.We are social! follow us on: