A man identified as Tunde Ogunlade has been arrested by Ondo State Police Command for intentionally raping an “autistic” girl whose name was not identified.
Tunde Ogunlade is a father of three children and a carpenter by profession.
The incident took place at Oke-Aro area of Akure, Ondo State capital city. The mother of the girl, Mrs. Oluranti Ogunbiyi, reported the case to police immediately.
She also disclosed that the man who raped her daughter came to neighborhood for a carpentry job. It was during the course of the work, that he decided to take advantage of the girl because she is autistic.
“He gave the young girl a fifty naira note and then go on with his intention.
Meanwhile, the man has been attributing the ugly act to have caused by devil. He tried to plead for forgiveness while he continue to blame the bad spirit that entered him. He narrated;
“I came for some carpentry work in the house and the young lady just passed through the passage of the house.
“I decided to call her by holding her hand, she hold mine too. I draw her to bathroom but I did not raped her.
“I only fingered her in private part. It was later I knew she was a virgin”.