OYO, Nigeria – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, on Monday rescued a 60-year-old-man from a mob attack for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of two female minors.
NSCDC Commandant in the state, Iskilu Akinsanya, disclosed this on Monday in a statement by Oluwole Olusegun, the Public Relations Officer, in Ibadan.
Akinsanya mentioned that the incident happened at Fanawole area of Apete in Ibadan, the state capital.
He said the NSCDC Anti-Human Trafficking at Sango Divisional office got the information from Apete residents at about 9.00a.m and intervened before the suspect was hurt.
“During interrogations and investigation from the alleged victim, it was gathered that the suspect was accused of penetrating the private part of the girls on the account of spiritual healing.
According to him, the intervention of NSCDC rescued the man and his house from being set ablaze.
He commended residents of the area for giving timely information to the corps.
The commandant promised the public that the suspect would be charged to court after completion of investigation.
He also appealed to the public to desist from jungle justice, but rather report suspected criminal activities to the NSCDC and other security agencies.