Teenage Hawker Raped, Suspect Welder Absconds

A welder identified as Korede Adewumi, a very popular welder around the Olubuse area of Ile-Ife, Osun State, has reportedly absconded without any forwarding address after allegedly raping a 19-year-old teenage hawker in Ile-Ife, Osun state.

The victim who is a SS2 student was well known for hawking ‘aadun’ around Olubuse area of Ile-Ife.

According to reports, the rape victim took up hawking ‘Aadun’ as a hubby to occupy her time, as well as earn some income to keep body and soul together especially with the Coronavirus pandemic demanding extra effort to make ends meet.

Our correspondent garnered that the welder allegedly lured the victim to his house under the pretext of getting money to buy all her wares and raped her while hawking.

The Osun Police have since declared him wanted in connection with his alleged heinous crime.