25th January, 2012
A man has landed himself in trouble in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, after he took his 19-year old lover (name withheld) to a hotel and allegedly raped her.
The incident has torn the lovers apart as they are now fighting a legal battle at a Lagos court.
The 28-year old man, Sunday Ogunsakin, was arrested by the police and charged before Ikeja Magistrate’s court sitting in Ojokoro for allegedly raping the victim in a popular hotel room at Iyana -Ipaja, Lagos.
He had taken her to the hotel to have some fun.
Ogunsakin was, however, sexually pressed and was alleged to have forcefully had sex with the girl against her wish.
P.M.NEWS gathered that the defendant allegedly tricked the victim to the hotel and after entertaining her, he paid for a chalet.
When they got into the room she changed her mind and declined to have sex with Ogusakin, P.M.NEWS gathered.
This did not go down well with him. He reportedly pushed her on the bed and pulled her underwear and forcefully had sex with her and hurriedly left the place.
Sources said that in the process of forcing her for sex, he injured her in her private part.
She went to Iyana- Ipaja police station and reported that Ogunsaki raped her.
P.M.NEWS gathered that Ogunsakin escaped but was later arrested and charged to court.
The polce said the offence he committed was contrary to section 358 of the Criminal Code Cap 17 vol 2 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2003.
He pleaded not guilty.
The presiding magistrate, Mr. K. O. Ogundare granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.
The matter was adjourned till 7 March, 2012.