Saturday, 27 April 2013
A Cripple And Three Others Remanded In Prison For Rape In Benin City
The suspects allegedly gang-molested a 22-year-old girl.
The accused persons, Saturday Enabulele (28), Moses Okoeki (18), Osasumwen Enina (17) and Junior Odubu (20) were alleged to have on April 13, 2013 at 9 Akugbe Street, Siluko Road, Benin City, beat up the girl, tore her pant, shirt and skirt, dipped their fingers into her private part and filmed her with a camera phone.
The prosecution further alleged that apart from filming the victim’s nudity and showing same to people, the accused persons and others now at large collected the girl’s Nokia mobile phone and a wallet containing the sum of N10,000.
They pleaded not guilty to the 12 count charge brought against them.
The trial Chief Magistrate Peter Edo Asemota remanded them in prison custody in view of the prevalent rate of the offence within the court’s jurisdiction.
Hearing was adjourned till May 7, 2013.