A Lagos resident, discovered only as Fuad, has been arrested for allegedly raping a receptionist in a bathroom in the Mutab Hotel and Suites on Abeokuta Avenue, in the Ebute Metta location of Lagos Point out.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the 19-year-old target was asleep at the reception of the lodge when a single of the lodgers woke her up at midnight and asked for a towel.
It was learnt that the target right away still left the reception, went to the yard of the lodge to get the towel and was on her way to go to to the visitor when she felt the urge to reduce herself.
The victim, who spoke to our correspondent on Sunday, explained she resolved to urinate at the common rest room at the backyard when Fuad accosted her inside of the toilet.
She explained, “He wore only his underpants when he blocked me inside the bathroom. I observed a bottle with him and he said if I refused to have sexual intercourse with him, he would use the bottle to get rid of me. He raped me within the rest room and following he was finished, he still left me there. The incident took place in between 12 midnight and 1am on Saturday when every person was asleep.
“I was also asleep until eventually just one of our consumers woke me up and mentioned that he needed a towel. I was the 1 who attended to him (Fuad) when he came with his girlfriend to lodge in our resort. He paid N5,000 for the space. He must have found me when I went to choose the towel as he still left his girlfriend within the home, blocked me inside of the bathroom and raped me there.
“I described the incident to my supervisor, Mr Ali, who elevated the alarm in the morning. Mr Ali and my colleagues went to Fuad’s place, apprehended him and it was at that point that his girlfriend understood what he did. My supervisor and colleagues noticed the bottle Fuad made use of to threaten me inside the rest room.”
The proprietor of the hotel, Mutairu Oke, reported the suspect was handed around to the police, incorporating that the receptionist was taken to hospital for cure.
He mentioned, “Immediately I was informed in the morning, I instructed my workers to apprehend him. I rushed down to the lodge and took him to the Denton Police Station. Fuad is at present detained there.
“We have taken our receptionist to the Lagos Point out College Educating Medical center in Ikeja, where it was verified that she was raped. They gave her some medicines and instructed her to return to the medical center on Monday for more assessments.”
The Chief Security Officer, Lagos Mainland Nearby Federal government Spot, Ishola Agbodemu, although condemning the incident, explained Fuad was fond of triggering hassle in the area.
He added, “Despite our endeavours to minimize criminal offense in the area, it is astonishing that anyone who has a spouse at dwelling, raped a receptionist in the similar hotel he lodged with his girlfriend.
“People know the boy (Fuad) in the neighbourhood his pals have been seeking to intimidate the female from speaking out.”
The point out Police General public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the incident.
He mentioned, “The suspect has been arrested. The condition Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the gender device of the command to just take over the circumstance for further more investigation.”
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