My Lord, I did It: Driver Pleads Guilty To Raping Housemaid

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By Nike Adekunle –

A 50-year-old driver, Kayode Fatokun, who was arrested for raping his housemaid has confessed that he ‘did it’, and blamed the devil for his shameful act, reports.

After pleading guilty to a charge of raping his housemaid, Kayode Fatokun, was remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos this week.

The Magistrate, Mr T. A Akanni, remanded the accused who resides at Agege area of Lagos, in Kirikiri Prison pending sentence at the next date of adjournment.

The accused who confessed to the crime, attributing it to the handiwork of the devil and pleaded for mercy.

“Please, have mercy on me, it is the devil work, I will never do it again,” he said.

According to the prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, the accused committed the offence on November 7 at his residence. He said that the accused raped his wife’s 18-year-old housemaid.

“The accused forcefully had sexual intercourse with their housekeeper,” he said, adding that the accused raped the housekeeper when his wife went for a vigil.

“The accused entered the victim’s room when her madam had gone for women vigil. The victim refused when he asked her to undress, he then tore her clothes and forcefully made love to her. He also threatened to kill her if she tells his wife.

“But the victim narrated the incident to her madam (his wife) who reported the case at the Police Station and he was arrested,” he said.

The offence contravened Section 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. The Section prescribes life jail term as penalty for rape.

The Magistrate fixed December 5 to sentence the accused.

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