Sex-Crazy Applicant Arraigned For Raping Ex-Lover

For allegedly raping an 18-year-old ex girlfriend, a 22-year-old jobless man, Seun Abiodun, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Abiodun, a resident of Oke-Ira in Ogba, Lagos, is being tried for assault and rape.

According to the prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, the accused committed the offences on July 30 at his residence.

He said that the accused raped his 18-year-old ex -girl friend, name withheld.

“The accused had canal knowledge of the complainant,” he said.

Ayorinde said that the complainant who was having an affair with the accused ended the relationship in May over his frequent demand for sex.

“The accused and complainant started dating in March, the complainant call it quit with the relationship in May over the accused demand for sex and the complainant was not yet ready for sex,” he said.

The prosecutor further said that on July 30, the complainant, a university student, called the accused asking if he was at home so that he can come and pick her textbooks which she forgot in his house. 

“The accused told the complainant to come for her textbooks that he was at home when she called in respect of her textbooks.

“Immediately the complainant stepped into his room, the accused locked the room, demanding for sex.

“The complainant refused and the accused picked a knife and stabbed her on her hand, the complainant shouted and cried.

“The accused pushed her to his bed, tore her underwears and forcefully have sex with her.

“He howevver allowed the complainant to leave after he released sperm inside her vagina.

“The complainant went to the Police Station to report with blood stain on her clothes and the accused was arrested ” he said.

The offences contravened sections 172 and 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

Section 260 stipulates that anyone who rapes is liable to life imprisonment.

The accused pleaded innocence of the offences and was granted bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The Magistrate, Mrs O.J Awope said that the sureties should be gainfully employed and show evidences of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The case was adjourned to August 10 for mention.


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