Female Student Stripped Naked For Allegedly Stealing Blackberry Phone •Man …
Written by Joe Nwachukwu, Owerri with Agency reports
Saturday, 22 September 2012
A female final year student , in one of the universities in Imo State simply identified as Chisom was on Friday stripped naked for allegedly stealing a Blackberry phone at a very popular nightclub located in Owerri metropolis .
According to an eyewitness, Chisom had removed the phone from the bag of another colleague in the club but could not properly operate the phone as she made efforts to switch it off but could not.
Luck ran out on her as Saturday Tribune gathered that the owner of the phone, using the phone of a friend tried her number only to discover that the phone rang in the student’s boot.
The people at the club, it was gathered descended on the suspect, beating her blue and black before they tore her skimpy dress to shreds.
It took the efforts of the security guards at the club to save the student from being lynched. She was taken into one of the rooms at the club to change her torn dress.
Meanwhile, A 32-year-old man, Atowoatomo Tajudeen was on Friday arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with attempt to defile his 12-year-old daughter.
According to the police prosecutor, Elisha Olusegun, the accused did attempt to commit felony to wit: defilement.
Olusegun alleged that Tajudeen on 16 September, 2012 at about 1:00 a.m. at Eesa compound, at Ikirun in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun attempted to have carnal knowledge of his 12-year-old girl.
He told the court that “the accused knew fully well that he is the biological father of the girl”.
He said further that the offence was contrary to and punishable under section 218 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. 11 Laws of Osun 2003.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge.
His counsel, Mrs Nnena Ugwu, requested for his bail on the grounds that the alleged offence was bailable.
She also told the court that the accused was presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.
Ngwu further urged the court to grant her client bail on most liberal terms, and assured the court that the accused would not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adewumi Makanjuola, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 and two sureties in like sum.
Makanjuola also said that the sureties should swear to affidavit of means and attach two clear passport photographs.
He, therefore, ordered the transfer of the case to Ikirun Magistrates’ Court, “to be mentioned there on September 25.
Meanwhile a 13-year-old boy has been arrested and charged before a Juvenile Court in Osogbo for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 12-year-old girl.
According to the charge sheet number MOS/607c/2012, it was stated that the teenager on September 18, at about 7 p.m. at Oleyo Street in Osogbo did unlawfully have carnal knowledge of the girl.
It was also stated that the boy did unlawfully and indecently assaulted the little girl and that the offences contravened section 218 and 360 of the of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. 11 Laws of Osun 2003.
The sitting of the Juvenile Court was, however, held behind closed doors.