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Saturday, 12 November 2016

Man facing trial for rape re-arrested for the same crime

A 22- year old man, Chibuzor Okechukwu who was earlier detained at State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, and is standing trial over a rape case has been arrested again for forcefully abducting and rapping another 22-year-old girl in Ilogbo, Ajangbadi area of Lagos State.


A man identified as Achumba Chima, who claimed to have employed the victim named Chioma Odo as his house girl reported to the police Station at Ajangbadi on November 9, 2016 that his employee was forcefully taken on the 8th of November, 2016 and raped by Okechukwu who resides in Itire area of Ajangbadi.

The suspect who was arrested on the 10th of November has since confessed to the crime as he also blames it on excessive alcohol consumption.

According to Vanguard, the suspect was recently transferred to SCID where he was charged to Court for similar crime and was granted bail.


Confirming the story the Lagos police command spokesman, SP. Dolapo Badmos said the suspected rapist will soon be charged to court again.


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