Sunday, April 28, 2013
Cripple remanded in prison for raping a 22-year-old girl
Four persons, including a cripple have been remanded in prison custody by an Oredo Chief Magistrate’s Court, Edo State, for allegedly gang-raping a 22-year-old girl.
The accused, Saturday Enabulele (28); Moses Okoeki (18); Osasumwen Enina (17) and Junior Odubu (20) allegedly gang-raped a woman (name withheld), beating and tearing her clothes, while filming the whole incident with a camera phone.
The offence was allegedly committed on April 13, at No. 9, Akugbe Street, Siluko Road, Benin.
Apart from recording the victim’s nudity and showing it to others, the prosecutor further alleged that the accused persons and others now at large, collected the victim’s mobile phone and a wallet containing the sum of N10,000.
The accused persons, who pleaded not guilty to the 12 counts brought against them, were remanded in prison custody by the Chief Magistrate, Peter Edo Asemota. He subsequently adjourned the case till May 7.