5 UNILAG Students Sentence To Prison For Alleged Gang-rape of Minor

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offenses Court on Tuesday remanded five understudies of the University of Lagos (Unilag) for purportedly polluting a minor.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the understudies are-Moboluwaji Omowole, 19, Chuka Chukwu, 19, Peace Nwankama, 19, James Aguedu, 20 and Osemeka Josephine, 20.

They argue not blameworthy to a three-check charge of contamination of a tyke, allowing the pollution of a kid in a premises and procuration.

The lead state investigator, Mrs. K.A Momoh-Ayokambi, said the respondents nearby other people who are everywhere, dedicated the offense in January 2017 at the premises of Unilag, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.

“Omowole and another person who is currently everywhere contaminated the complainant (name retained).

“Chukwu, at his premises situated at No. 25, Shobande St., Akoka, Yaba, Lagos intentionally permitted Omowole and the other person who is still everywhere to contaminate the complainant.

“Nwankama, Aguedo and Osemeka between January 2017 to March 2017 were into procuration of underage young ladies with the end goal of pollution,” Momoh-Ayokambi said.

As indicated by her, the offense negated the arrangements of segments 137, 138 and 140(1)(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2015.

NAN reports that the arraignment of the understudies which was to at first hang on Sep. 24, 2018 was slowed down on two events, because of the nonappearance of Daniel Ugochukwu, a unilag understudy who was to be charged close by the others.

On Jan. 30, Mr. Chukwudi Nneke, the direction to Ugochukwu told the court that the understudy was missing because of sick wellbeing and was getting treatment in the eastern piece of the nation.

Mrs. Fehinti Igbemudia, the lead state examiner had questioned Nneke’s cases expressing that the litigant was escaping from equity as there was no verification of Ugochukwu’s evil wellbeing.

In any case, amid Tuesday’s procedures, Nneke displayed under the steady gaze of the court, a restorative report dated Feb. 22 from the Imo State General Hospital as evidence of Ugochukwu’s evil wellbeing.

Reacting, Momoh-Ayokambi said “We were to ask for a seat warrant for the third litigant (Ugochukwu) yet on the substance of the restorative report, we have a revised charge dated Feb. 20 and we will like the respondents to take their supplication.”

Following the request of the litigants, Justice Sururat Soladoye, requested that they be remanded in the Kirikiri Medium Prisons.

She dismissed the case until March 18 for becoming aware of the safeguard application

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