Apprentice, 17, in court over alleged rape

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    A 17-year- old apprentice, Godspower Adarugbe, who allegedly conspired and raped his neighbour’s daughter, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who resides at Agbole Compound, Igando, a suburb of Lagos, is facing two counts charge of conspiracy and rape. The prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny, told the court that the offences were committed on July 15 at the accused residence. Donny said that the accused invited his friends to his room and lured in his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter. “The accused and his other…

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Pastor, sister remanded for luring girl, 17, into prostitution

Cajetan Mmuta BENIN A Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ekiadolor yesterday remanded Pastor Emmanuel Ehioze of the Heavenly Ambassadors Ministries Inc., Benin, Edo State and his Russia-based sister, Ms. Vivian Ehioze, over alleged trafficking in person. Emmanuel (32), 27-year-old Vivian and two others, now at large, were charged for the offense which they allegedly committed in January 2013 at Idunwina Quarters, Ekiadolor magisterial district, near Benin. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. E. I. Bazuaye, later referred the case to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for advice. The case was adjourned till…

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Boy, 17, in court over alleged burglary

  A 17-year-old boy, who allegedly burgled a residence and stole rice and jewellery valued at N275,000 on Wednesday appeared at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused (names withheld), who resides at Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is charged with burglary and stealing. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny, told the court that the offences were committed on April 10, 2017, at 6, Oloko Lane, Agege, Lagos. Donny said that the accused burgled the residence of late Alhaja Afusat Amao to steal. “The accused stole half bag of…

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Hypnotised girl, 17, gives parents’ N90,000 to fraudsters

Two men, Dupe Adewole (30) and Abiodun Oladimeji (21), have been arrested for allegedly hypnotising a 17-year-old girl and stealing her parents’ N90,000. Adewole and Oladimeji were arrested by men of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). The state NSCDC Commandant, Mr. Adeyinka Fasiu, who disclosed this yesterday while parading the suspects along with four others arrested for fraud and cultistism. According to him, the suspects have been terrorising Akure, the state capital. According to the commandant, Adewole and Oladimeji hypnotised a 17-year-old…

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