CPN Urges Police To Investigate Alleged Rape, Murder Of A 14 Year Old Fathia~NEWSEXTRA - News Extra Online



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Saturday, 19 September 2020

CPN Urges Police To Investigate Alleged Rape, Murder Of A 14 Year Old Fathia~NEWSEXTRA

The Ogun State Chapter of Child Protection Network (CPN) has appealed to the police command to properly investigate the circumstances surrounding the rape and murder of a 14 year old, who suspects are on the run

According to a statement released by the Coordinator, Alfred Soleye on Saturday, it stated that the coalition of the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) expressed sadness and shock over the brutal murder of the innocent girl.

“The Ogun Child Protection Network (CPN), a coalition of Non Governmental Organizations and Civil Society Organizations condemned the brutal defilement and murder of a 14 year old Senior Secondary school girl who was reported missing at the Agbeloba Oriyanrin axis of Abeokuta on Wednesday 15th September 2020 and whose body was found three days later”

“The network urged the police to carry out a proper investigation including accurate forensics on exhibits recovered from the crime scene to ensure the perpetrators are brought to book and justice is served”, the statement reads

Soleye further convey the NGO’s commiseration to the family over the loss of their innocent daughter, adding that the network is committed to support the family in ensuring that perpetrators are apprehended and promptly charged to court for justice to prevail.

“Child Protection Network prays that God will give the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and seize this opportunity to urge parents to always monitor their wards and children” the statement further reteraites

Recall that, Fathia Ojewoye was declared missing by her parents on Wednesday, October, 15 at Agbeloba-Oniyonrin area of Abeokuta, and her corpse was found three days later, with some of her personal effects at the scene of the crime.

Mainwhile, the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi when contacted confirmed the incident, adding that investigation has commenced with assurance that, the perpetrators would be apprehended in due course.

The police spokesman said the corpse of the girl had being deposited at the morgue of the State Hospital, Sokenu, Abeokuta, adding that arrangement was ongoing to conduct autopsy on the corpse.


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