… as woman reports husband’s alleged defilement of her sister to the Police

By Evelyn Usman

A 15-year-old student of Government Technical College, Ikorodu (names withheld) has revealed how one of her teachers, Adefemi Adewunmi, allegedly raped her in a hotel  in their area and threatened to kill her if she told anyone.

This is just as a woman,  Mrs Happiness John, today, lodged a complaint against her husband, Uwenzi John,   at the Ikorodu Police division, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of her 14-year-old sister, between November  2021 and February 2022.

 The 15-year-old student who lives in Lowa community in Ikorodu,  as gathered,  was  on her way to school on Monday, when her teacher who was driving in his car offered to give her a ride to school.

But he allegedly detoured and took her to an undisclosed hotel in Ikorodu  where he  allegedly forced his way into her.

She was said to have opened up to her mother, who subsequently  reported the case at the Ikorodu division, consequent upon which the Divisional Police Officer ordered for the arrest of the father of one.

Explaining, the 15-year-old girl said: “I didn’t know where he was going until we reached the hotel in Ikorodu. He forced his way into me and said he would kill me if I tell anyone.”

The survivor was said to have been taken to Italewa   Health Care centre for treatment.

Relatedly, Policemen at Ikorodu , have arrested 38-year-old Uwenzi  John, for allegedly molesting his 14-year-old sister in-law , sexually, in his  Ikorodu apartment.

The arrest of the father of three from Ebonyi State, followed a complaint lodged by his wife, Happiness , that her husband had been sleeping with her sister since November last year and  February 2022.

Vanguard gathered that the bubble burst after the teenager who claimed she could no longer stand  the sexual molestation from the Mechanical Technician  , confided in her sister.

Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed both arrests. He said investigation was still ongoing, adding that the cases had been transferred to the Gender Officer, at the Command headquarters for further investigation.

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