A man identified as Akeem Adebayo has been arrested by the police in Osun State for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday at a stream in Ido Osun, in Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State, where the girl was washing her clothes.
The girl, whose name was not disclosed, had gone to wash her clothes at the stream close to her house when Adebayo hit her on the head with a sharp object and then proceeded to rape her.
Her cry for help drew the attention of passersby who rushed to the scene and apprehended the suspect and rushed the victim to the hospital.
The girl also sustained injuries from the object which the suspect used to strike her on the head.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, said Adebayo has been detained while the incident is being investigated.
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