Carpenter Arrested For allegedly Taking Advantage Of Autistic Girl In Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command , on Thursday , nabbed a man identified as Tunde Ogunlade for allegedly raping a 20 – year -old girl ( named not mentioned ) at the Oke Aro area of Akure , the state capital .

The victim is said to be suffering from autism , with the suspect alleged to have taken advantage of her health condition .

Parading the suspect at the headquarters of the command in Alagbaka, Akure , the Police Public Relations Officer of the command , Mr Femi Joseph , said the suspect had carnal knowledge of the victim to the extent that blood was gushing out of her private parts.

He said , “The suspect went to do a carpentry work in a house where he saw the girl. He gave her N 50 after which he raped the young girl . This is a shame because he has a wife at home and three kids .

“He will be taken to court on Friday ( today ); when he gets there , he will tell the court why he committed the offence.”

However , the 50 – year -old suspect denied raping the girl , adding that he only dipped his finger into her Virgina while playing with her.

“I was doing my carpentry work when I saw her; she held my hand and I also held her hand ; so , I was playing with her . I just dipped my finger into her private parts but I didn ’ t rape her ; when blood came out of her private part, I took her to the bathroom to wash the blood away , ” Ogunlade said .

But the suspect said he liked the girl and could marry her if her parents would permit the union .

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