Lagos Court Jails Undergraduate For 21 Years Over Robbery, Rape Of Virgin Students

An undergraduate of Lagos State University, Afeez Ogunbowale, has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment by the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja.

Ogunbowale was sentenced by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on Tuesday after he was discovered responsible of 5 counts bordering on conspiracy, rape, and armed theft. 

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“The defendant is hereby sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment for conspiracy, 21 years’ imprisonment every for counts of armed theft, and 21 years’ imprisonment every for counts of rape. The sentences are to run concurrently,” she mentioned.

It was gathered that Ogunbowale and his different accomplices who’re nonetheless at giant, dedicated the offences on April 18, 2018, on the Okokomaiko space of Lagos the place they attacked their victims with harmful weapons comparable to weapons, knives, machetes, and bottles.

The affected college students mentioned Ogunbowale and his 4 different accomplices, robbed them of their possessions; telephones, energy financial institution, earpiece, gold chain, and money of N1,200, at their off-campus lodging.

They additional defined that two of the feminine college students, who have been virgins, have been additionally raped by two members of the gang, together with Ogunbowale.

NAN studies that of their testimonies on November 4, 2019, the 2 college students instructed the court docket that they misplaced their virginities to the assault.

They mentioned they have been robbed by 5 males however raped by two members of the gang – Ogunbowale and one other – who’s at giant.

However, they mentioned they have been capable of determine Ogunbowale by Facebook, including that they belonged to the identical college.

The complainants testified that after they confronted the convict at a police station, he prostrated and begged for forgiveness.

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Lagos Court Jails Undergraduate For 21 Years Over Robbery, Rape Of Virgin Students

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