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Police officer rapes female criminal suspect in his office during questioning

By Mason White 3:05 PM November 9, 2014
Interrogation room illustration 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A police officer was arrested on charges of rape after allegedly raping a woman in his office, police in Nigeria said.

The Lagos Police Department said that they have arrested Divisional Police Officer Oladipo Afolayan, after the woman filed a complaint against him.

According to the initial police investigation, the woman was
a suspect of a crime and under investigation at the time that she was raped.

A police spokesperson said that the suspect is being investigated by the Internal Affairs Unit. This was not the first time that a police officer was accused of raping a woman at the police station.

In September, Divisional Police Officer Adekunle Awe was arrested for allegedly raping Idowu Akinwunmi, in his office at the Onikan Police Department.