The operatives at Ejigbo Police Division have made an arrest of a 37-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old boy at his residence in Ejigbo. The suspect, Chineecherem Prince, a native of Abia state was said to have indulged in the act at his residence at Araromi Street, Ejigbo, according to police reports. Neighbours at his residence stated that they had long been in suspicion over the manner at which the young boy made his way into his residence, noting that on the day he was caught, there was a loud scream by the teenage victim who was subjected to anal sex by the suspect.
The police, after conducting a search at Prince’s residence affirmed that there were sights of used condoms, stained with blood which he used on the victim. The Ejigbo Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect, disclosed that he has been transferred to the Gender Section of the State Command for further interrogations while the victim was taken to the Mirabel Centre, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, for treatment and rehabilitation.
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday remanded a 28-year-old man, Sunday Young, who allegedly conspired with three others to rape a teenager. Rape Let’s stop FGM once and for all, medic tasks parents, FG Young, who resides in Dele Akingboye Street, Ifako, Gbagada, Lagos, was arraigned on a five-count charge of conspiracy, rape, sexual harassment, sexual assault and abduction. The Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, ordered that Young should be kept in prison custody pending advice of the state Directorate of Public Prosecutions, as the court could not take the accused’s plea.
She adjourned the case until Dec. 5 for the advice. Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, said that Young and three others, still at large, raped a 19-year-old lady at 4p.m. on Nov. 1, on Yetunde Brown Street, Ifako. He said that the victim reported the crimes with tears at the Ifako Police Station. “Three young men and a girl forced her to their room at the above-mentioned address, and drugged her.
She woke up and found herself naked on the bed with semen on her body. “The complainant said she doesn’t know the other two men and the girl but she knows the accused who had approached her for an intimate relationship but she refused. “According to the complainant, the accused had tried to force her to have sex with him and they were struggling with her clothes which the accused was forcefully removing, before they were interrupted by a knock on the door,’’ the prosecutor said. He said that the offences contravened Sections 260, 263, 264, 269, 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.