The University of Lagos lecturer who raped an admission seeker has been remanded in prison.
The randy University of Lagos lecturer, Afeez Baruwa, who allegedly raped an 18-year-old who was handed to him by her father who is his friend to help her secure admission, will now cool his heels in the Kirikiri Prison, at least till he can perfect his bail conditions or till September 9, 2015, when the adjourned case will be heard.
Pulse brought you the report yesterday, August 6, on how Baruwa raped the girl in one of the study halls of the university when she went write her post-UTME examinations.
But in his defence, the lecturer told the court that he did not rape the girl as the sex was mutual and she agreed to the sex session.
The 42-year-old Baruwa was arraigned before an Ikeja High Court on a one-count charge of rape and the charge read:
“That you, Baruwa Afeez, of Block 73, Flat 2, Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Lagos, on July 23, 2015, at about 09.25 hours, at the Faculty of Business Administration Annex building, Room 8, University of Lagos, in the Ikeja Magisterial District, did unlawfully rape one (name withheld), aged 18 years, and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 258 of the Criminal Law of Justice, Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.”
Baruwa pleaded not guilty to the charge and the Magistrate, Mrs. O. Awope, admitted him to bail in the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum, while ordering that he should be remanded at the Kirikiri prison until his bail terms were perfected.