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Court remands suspected rapist soldier

Court remands suspected rapist soldier

A Chief Magistrate court sitting in Akure has remanded in Olokuta prison, Lance corporal Sunday Awolola for the alleged rape of 300 level student of Adekynle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko.

Chief Magistrate Mayowa Olanipekun who ordered his remand following the application filed at the court ordered that the case should be transferred to the office of the director of public prosecution for legal advice.

Despite arguments by the defendant counsel, Kayode Ikotun seeking his bail on health ground, the presiding magistrate insisted the soldier should be remanded and adjourned till 15th of September for hearing.

Awolola is facing a count charge of unlawful carnal knowledge of his victim on the 13th of July at a military checkpoint at Ikare-Akoko.


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