30-year-old man arraigned for raping 52-year-old woman

A 30-year-old man, Seun Balogun, has been arraigned before an Ebute Meta Magistrate’s court for allegedly raping a 52-year-old woman, Bola.

The police said the incident happened at the Alagbado area of Lagos State.

It was learnt that the victim was a “spiritual woman leader” in an orthodox church.

On the day of the incident, a church member was said to have fallen into a trance and Bola was on her way to call the pastor when she was attacked around 11pm by Balogun.

The defendant allegedly held her by the throat and threatened to strangle her if she did not cooperate with him.

He was said to have forcefully had carnal knowledge of her that night.

Balogun was later arrested after the victim reported the matter at the police station.

He was arraigned on a count of rape which reads, “That you, Seun Balogun, on February 11, 2014, about 11pm at the Aminkanle area of Alagbado, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did forcefully have sexual intercourse with one Bola, aged 52 years without her consent and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 258 (1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria 2011.”

The defendant pleaded not guilty and elected summary trial.

The magistrate, Ms S.O Solebo, admitted him to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties each in like sum.


  1. Akeredolu Adeniyi27 February 2014 at 15:43

    Una no go kill me today O! Huh! Is this possible? Am sure they were friends, Maybe something went wrong somewhere and she now calls it RAPE! Lols!


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