4 UNILAG Students Docked For Alleged Rape


Four students of the University of Lagos, Akoka, were on Tuesday charged before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a 17-year old girl.

The accused, Jeremiah Bamigbayan, 18; Lanre Olayemi, 19; Abisoye Atoyegbe, 18; and Nelson Onyeoziri, 18, are facing a three-count charge of rape, conspiracy and assault.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges.

But the prosecutor, ASP Innocent Effiong, said the accused, all of the Business Administration Department, allegedly committed the offence when they conspired and raped the girl on March 17.

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He said the alleged victim, a student of History and Strategic Studies of the same university, was overpowered and raped at about 10.30 p.m. at Ozolua Boys Quarters on the campus.

Effiong said the offences contravened Section 258, 259 and 409 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos State 2011.

Magistrate Adesola Ikpatt granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 each, with two sureties each in like sum. She adjourned the case to April 30 for mention.

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