How Security Guard Raped Woman, Then Proposed Marriage As She Returned From...

How Security Guard Raped Woman, Then Proposed Marriage As She Returned From Church Vigil

By Ebenezer Olatunji | News Reporter on February 24, 2014
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LAGOS – A security guard named Kelly Ochuko raped a 24-year-old lady as she was returning from a vigil at the Synagogue Churchof All Nations over the weekend.

The victim, who had traveled to Lagos from Sapele, Delta State, to attend Pastor T. B. Joshua’s midnight programme, was accosted by the security guard at about 2 a.m. on Mutiatu Street, Ikotun, Lagos State.

27-year-old Ochuko, who was employed by the Igando Landlord’s Association to guard the area, reportedly lured his victim into an uncompleted building by threatened to harm her with a cutlass.

After raping his victim, Ochuko proposed to her, pleading for her to marry him. He exchanged phone numbers with her that night.

Upon her release, his victim approached policemen she met around the area and reported the incident. Ochuko was arrested immediately.

He was arraigned before an Ebute Meta Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State on two counts of rape.

Ochuko pleaded not guilty to the charge and elected summary trial.

Ms Y.B Badejo-Okusanya, admitted him to bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned till March 4th, 2014.


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