A 25-year old man, Abuchi Stanley has been arrested and charged
before a Lagos court for allegedly abducting, drugging and raping a
physically challenged 17-year old teenager in Lagos.
P.M.EXPRESS gathered that the victim turned out to be the suspect’
aunt’s daughter from Umuezeleke family in Azia town in Ihiala local
government in Anambra State.
According to the police source, the
victim left her parents’ house in Aguda, Surulere, Lagos and was taken
to a hotel in Ikorodu where she was drugged with apple, raped and then
abandoned by the suspect despite her condition.
It was while she was wandering in Ikorodu the next day that a Samaritan met her and contacted her mom.
The girl was handed over to her mom at Ketu police station.
P.M.EXPRESS gathered that Chukwukere met the victim on Facebook and they started love chatting since last year.
However, last week, Chukwukere invited her out and they arranged to meet at Oshodi area of Lagos.
When the victim arrived at Oshodi, she contacted the suspect who reportedly took her to the hotel in Ikorodu.
matter was reported to the police at Aguda division who trailed the
suspect through his Facebook page and got him arrested at Second Gate in
Agidingbi area of Ikeja where he sells second hand vehicles and spare
The suspect was charged before Surulere Magistrate and
Family court on Tuesday with the alleged offence and he pleaded not
P.M.EXPRESS gathered that it was at the court that the suspect’s father recognised the girl’s mom as one of his relatives.
court, however granted Chukwukere bail in the sum of N100,000 with two
sureties and one of the sureties must own a land property in Lagos.
court also ordered the prosecutor, Inspector Benson to duplicate his
file and send to the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP for advice.
The matter was adjourned till 7 April 2017.