Ekiti State Police Command said it has arrested Durodola Ogundele, a 65-year-old man for allegedly raping his stepmother twice.

Ekiti Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Ado-Ekiti.

According to him, Ogundele was arrested on Wednesday by the Ido-Osi Divisional Headquarters of the command after committing the act.

Abutu reported that the suspect had, on June 15, allegedly had canal knowledge of his 85-year-old stepmother in her room.

Abutu explained that Ogundele is a son to the victim’s late husband.

The spokesman said the suspect on that fateful day entered the victim’s room to assist her in applying herbal medicine on her legs to ease her pain.

“The victim alleged that after applying the herbal medicine on her legs, the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice,” Abutu said.

Abutu said the Ekiti police commissioner, Mr Tunde Mobayo, had ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation.

He said the suspect would be charged to court after the investment has been concluded.

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