How elderly guard abducted, defiled teenager for four days in Lagos

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A 55-year-old guard rapist has been brought before Ikeja magistrate court  for molesting a 14-year-old for four days in Lagos state

– The accused person, Yekini Ogunjobi was said to have abducted the victim, Blessing and kept her hidden in his apartment, where defiled several times

-It was one of the victim’s relatives who was said to have been passing by in the area that saw her and raised an alarm

A 55-year-old security guard, Yekini Ogunjobi, was arrested by the Lagos state police command for alleged unlawful detention of a teenage girl in his apartment for four days.

Ikeja Magistrate’s Court

Ikeja Magistrate’s Court

The police said Ogunjobi raped the 14-year-old victim, Blessing (pseudonym) during her incarceration before she was rescued from the apartment at Esuola, Oko-Oba, in Agege area of the state.

Punch reports that Blessing, an apprentice tailor in the neighborhood, was sent on an errand in the area, when the suspect summoned her.

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It was said that Blessing was reportedly hypnotised and lured into a room by the suspect, who allegedly raped her for four days.

It was gathered that Blessing’s family, who had declared her missing, had reported to the police.

It was said that the rapist was arrested on Thursday, July 28, when one of the victim’s relatives was passing by in the area. She sighted her and raised the alarm.

The relative reported to the police, who rescued the girl and arrested Ogunjobi.

Police source said: ”The man had told his neighbours that the girl was his relative and had come to live with him. Probably, he charmed the girl so that she would not resist the abduction. He had sex with her against her consent for four days. She was sent on an errand on the day he abducted her.”

On Tuesday, August 30, Ogunjobi was brought before an Ikeja magistrate court by a police prosecutor, sergeant Rafael Donny, on two counts bordering on abduction and rape.

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Donny told the court that the accused abducted the victim for four days and sexually molested her. He added that the offences contravened sections 141(a) and 259 of the criminal law of Lagos state,  2011.

The charge read: ”…you, Yekini Ogunjobi, between July 25 and 28, 2016, on Esuola Street, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos, in the Lagos magisterial district, did commit felony to wit: abduction.

”That you, on the same date time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial district, did unlawfully detain a 14-year-old girl and have sexual intercourse with her against her consent, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.”

However, the accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and elected summary trial.

The presiding magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Elias adjourned the case till October 6, 2016 for mention.

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