Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner

Randy soldier docked over alleged rape of undergraduate

By Damisi Ojo, Akure on 14/08/2019

Views: 441


A soldier, attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, the Ondo State, Lance Corporal Sunday Awolola, who was alleged to have raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, (AAUA), was on Wednesday arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

The 33-year-old Awolola was brought into the court premises by the officers of Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force around 9:30am.

The suspect was charged for having committed a rape, contrary to section 357 and punishable under section 358 of the criminal code cap 37 vol. Laws of the Ondo state of Nigeria.

Awolola, before his trial, had been dismissed by army authorities last week.

The suspect was said to have had carnal knowledge of the student on the July 31, at Ikare-Akoko military check point, while the student was returning from the campus in Akungba-Akoko.

The offence according to the charge sheet is punishable under section 358 of the criminal code cap 37 volume 1 of the Ondo state of Nigeria.

Chief Magistrate Mayowa Olanipekun adjourned the case till Friday August 16, to give counsel to the suspect enough time to study the charge levelled against the soldier.

He said because the case was filed just filed on Wednesday morning, there was the need to give the suspect and his counsel time to study the case.

The case attracted various interest groups who came to court to witness the session. (The Nation)

Source News Express

Posted 14/08/2019 7:04:36 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Ex-ICPC Board nominee jailed five years for collecting...

BREAKING NEWS: Uche Ogah to be sworn-in today...

Nigerians cry out as yet another pastor gets...

Tribunal upholds Wike’s re-election

Three friends die inside lawmaker’s well

Abuja tremors: Residents still shaken, relocating over fresh...

Outrage over N32m-per-annum job for Abba Kyari’s daughter...

EFCC hands over forfeited 116 cars, 20 landed...

Delta labour leaders, medical practitioners panic over Okowa’s...

OGD has raised PDP’s profile — Delta PDP...

Southern, Middle Belt leaders warn against Onnoghen’s arrest...

Fidelity Bank sponsors world’s biggest entrepreneurial TV programme...

 

Latest News 17 students die in road accident while seeking varsity admission •Their death preventable, says Governor Primate Ayodele predicts outcome of Bayelsa, Kogi Edo guber polls Customs intercepts 8 Armoured Tanks at Nigeria/Cameroon border Boko Haram: Borno Governor faults new military strategy Give Southeast one DIG, five AIGs, 15 Police Commissioners — Intersociety Army deploys new strategy to counter Boko Haram Newcastle stun Spurs as Man City storm back to Prem second spot Crisis looms in Nsukka Community as Igwe insists on sole right to form Town Union Kidnappers, informants in the net Pray that God touches the hearts of Nigerian politicians to use public funds for public good — Peter Obi Nurse in Nigeria’s medical team dies in Makkah FG to prosecute SIPs saboteurs — Uwais

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (531,367 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (439,468 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (384,604 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (323,511 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (291,128 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (251,685 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (246,688 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (234,267 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (228,651 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (214,818 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (193,587 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (191,426 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (99) Business & Economy (4,407) Business Verdict (79) Columnists (1,097) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (649) Features (799) Global Business Monitor (424) ICT Monitor (59) International (3,865) Interview (199) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (167) Maggie's Blog (387) News (50,408) Opinion (1,337) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,340) Religion (1,089) Sports (2,141) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera