Oyo teenager commits suicide after rape boss's husband


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By Adebisi Fatima Sogbade

A 34-year-old man, Tosin Ajibode, has been arraigned in Ibadan, Oyo State, for allegedly having unlawful sexual intercourse with one Fayemi Agbeloba, a 16- year old maid staying with his wife and causing her death.

The 16-year-old girl committed suicide after she was raped by Ajibode, according to charges filed by the police at Family Court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan

Ajibode was charged by Police on two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and causing death.

The Police Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oluwakemi Arowosaye, told the court that Ajibode raped the deceased sometimes in June at Mokore Community, Oke – Ola , Eruwa, Oyo State.

Arowosaye said the defendant allegedly defiled the girl without her consent.

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” The girl was a maid staying with the defendant’ s wife in his house

” On June 21, at about 6:30 a.m the defedant allegedly caused the death of the girl Fayemi Agbeloba, 16, by having unlawful sexual intercourse with her with deceit which made the deceased to commit suicide,” she said.

Arowosaye said the offence contravened the Oyo State Child Right’s Law 2006 and Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

The Magistrate, Mrs P. O. Adetuyibi, who did not take his plea, ordered his remand at Agodi Correctional Centre, Ibadan.

Adetuyibi said the remand was pending the duplication of the case file at the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP)

She, thereafter, adjourned the matter until Nov. 9, for mention.

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