The police in Osun state has apprehended one Akinwumi Akinyemi for assaulting three female students of the Osun State College of Technology, Ilesha, because one of them rejected his love advances.
It was gathered that Akinyemi, popularly known as Obe, attacked the victims in the Bolorunduro area of the town on Saturday, July 27.
Speaking to newsmen, colleagues of the victims noted that many female students of the college had at various times in the past suffered similar harassment from men in the area.
The matter was subsequently reported at the ‘B’ Division Police Station, Ijamo, Ilesha, on the day the incident happened.
Confirming the arrest, the Public Relations Officer for the Osun State Police Command, Folasade Odoro, said Akinyemi was arrested for assault and for inflicting bodily injuries on the victims.
She added that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the matter was concluded.