A 65-year-old man, Durodola Ogundele has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping his 85-year-old stepmother.
The police alleged that Ogundele committed the offence in Ayetoro-Ekiti, Ido-Osi local government area of Ekiti State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, ASP Sunday Abutu, said the suspect on June 15, allegedly had carnal knowledge of the octogenarian in her room.
Abutu in a statement explained that Ogundele is a son to the victim’s late husband.
He said the suspect on a fateful day entered the victim’s room to assist her in applying for herbal medicine on her legs to ease her pain.
“The victim alleged that after applying for the herbal medicine on her legs, the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice,”
The Ekiti police commissioner, Mr Tunde Mobayo, according to the PPRO had directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation.
He said that the suspect would be charged to court accordingly if found culpable.