Driver Jailed For Kidnapping Maid With Intent Of ‘Having Sexual Intercourse’

Driver Jailed For Kidnapping Maid With Intent Of ‘Having Sexual Intercourse’

By News Desk | The Trent on April 16, 2015
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A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos on Thursday, April 16, 2015 sentenced a 27-year driver, Chukwuma Okeke to one year in jail for kidnapping a 15-year old maid from his employers house located at Number 18b, Prince Bode Oluwo St., Mende, Maryland, Lagos.

Okeke pleaded guilty to the charge of abducting a girl with intent to have sexual intercourse with her.

The Prosecutor, DSP Godwin Anyanwu told the court: “The convict is the driver while the victim is a housemaid to the complainant, one Mr and Mrs Emeka Umeevuruo.

“The complainant went to work and when they returned, they discovered that the victim and her belongings were missing.

“The complainant called her cell phone but it was not reachable and they reported the matter at the nearest police station.

“During investigations, the police noticed that the convict had stopped going to the complainant’s house for his normal duty.

“The police officers visited the convict’s house and saw the victim there. “The convict said that he abducted the victim for sexual satisfaction,”

Delivering the judgement, Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Soladoyefound him guilty and passed her judgement thus: “Based on the facts of this case, confirmed reports and the plea for leniency, I hereby, sentence you to one year imprisonment without an option of fine.”


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