The police in Lagos State have arrested a part-time lecturer, Afeez Baruwa, for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl, identified as Caroline (pseudonym) in the Yaba area.
According to Punch, the victim, who was reportedly raped inside a study room, was.....seeking admission into the University of Lagos, Akoka.
It was gathered that Baruwa was arrested by the Surulere Police Division on Monday, August 3.
It was however gathered that the lecturer, however, told the police in his statement that the sexual intercourse was by mutual consent, insisting that he did not rape the victim.
It was also, learnt that the lecturer and Caroline’s father belonged to the same landlords’ association in the Abesan, Ipaja area.
It was gathered that the victim’s father had allowed her daughter to follow the lecturer on July 23, to UNILAG for an admission process.
It was learnt that Baruwa allegedly took the girl inside one of the study halls, bolted the door, and raped her.
It was learnt that after the incident, Caroline, who told her parents about the rape, was taken to a non-governmental organisation, Mirabel Centre, where she was tested.
The medical result reportedly confirmed that the teenager was violated.
Culled - Punch
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