arrested a commercial driver, Saheed Wahab, for allegedly stabbing his
in-law, Yisa Aweda, in the Orile area of the state.
stabbed 40-year-old Aweda because he reportedly caught him raping his
(Wahab’s) two-year-old daughter.
Domestic and Sexual Violence Reponse Team, who did not want his name in
print, said the matter was reported at the Orile Police Division.
matter was reported at the Orile Police Station. Aweda was
hospitalised, while Wahab was arrested.”
the Lagos State DSVRT on November 15 and we visited the Orile Police
Station. We also visited the hospital where Aweda is receiving
treatment. The office dealing with the case of defilement is different
from the case of injury.
wanted the case treated as a family matter, they were informed that the
state would prosecute the suspected rapist.”
State Office of the Public Defender had also been briefed on the matter
and would represent the victim’s father in court.