An herbalist, Tajudeen Akintoye, is cooling his heels in a cell at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for taking advantage of a woman with Down’s syndrome, Rachael, in Itele, in the Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Akintoye, a popular herbalist in the community, sneaked into the victim’s parents’ house while her parents had gone to the farm.
He was said to have undressed Rachael and was sleeping with her when her parents arrived and caught him in the act.
The matter was reported at the Itele Police Station as the 23-year-old Anambra State indigene was taken to a hospital for tests.
Rachael’s father, Leonard Onuzulike, said the incident happened around 11am on Monday.