Three years after a teenage girl left home for an extra-mural lesson in preparation for WAEC and was thereafter reported missing by her parents on March, 2019, the police in Ekiti State have arrested a woman, Mrs Felicia Ademiloye, and her son, Adewumi, in connection with the girl’s abduction, exploitation and rape.
The victim’s mother, on March 15, received credible information about her daughter’s whereabouts and the police traced the girl to the house of Mrs Ademiloye and rescued her while arresting Mrs Ademiloye and her son.
The police spokesman in the state, ASP Sunday Abutu, said investigation revealed that the victim was lured by Adewumi into his mother’s house and drugged her on the fateful day she disappeared.
ASP Abutu further said, “The victim said after consuming the drugs given to her by Adewumi, she could not remember to go back home. She said she is now a drug addict due to the amount of drugs consumed within the three years of her enslavement.
“Adewumi had series of sexual intercourse with her and has given her to different men on many occasions each time he did not have money, who had sex with her and paid him between N10,000 and N20,000.”
Abutu added that investigation revealed that the victim was about eight months pregnant.
The police further said during interrogation Adewumi confessed to the crimes and that he and his mother would be charged to court for conspiracy to wit abduction, rape and child exploitation.