Police release rape suspect following medical report

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By  Dayo Johnson, Akure
POLICE in Ondo state has released a top official of the Akure Zonal Office of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr. Boma Benibo, 59 who was  alleged to have  defiled a seven-year old girl.

Image Maker of the Command Wole Ogodo said this was sequel to the medical report which exonerated him of the allegation.

Ogodo told newsmen in Akure that the suspect had to be released from police detention following the medical report from the Police Medical services.

According to him the police cannot continue to detain the suspect when the medical report has laid to rest that the allegation against him was false.

A copy of the report signed by Dr E O Adewale made available said that the victim in questiom Tomide Babadipe was not defiled as alleged by her  parents.

The medical report says “ the above named child was brought into this faculty on 16th December 2013 with complaints of sexual assualt meted on her by a neighbour on Dec 10th 2013.

” Examination revealed a young girl with normal female external genitalia, intact hymen at the introitus. There was no signs of defilement in the recent time.”

The  parents of the girl had reported to the police that the neighbour defiled their 7year old daughter at there 18, Kola ogunmola Street, Ijapo Estate, Akure last week Tuesday.

The father of the girl Mr  Rotimi Babadipe reported the alleged incident at the Ijapo police station following which the suspect  was picked up.

When contacted the state Police Image Maker Wole Ogodo  confirmed the incident.

Ogodo  then said the “police was going to do a medical test on the girls to ascertain if the Beribo actually penetrated the girl.

He said “Yes, it is true, but we have a little problem to resolve, because the girl, on interrogation said the man was fiddling with his private part and did not penetrate her.

”The police is trying to take her to the hospital so that a proper medical examination will be done to determine the fact of the matter,”

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