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Justice For Favor: Court remand 7 suspects for gang-raping an 11yr old girl In Ebute-Meta, Lagos State. PHOTOS



An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Friday, ordered seven men who allegedly gang-raped an 11-year-old girl, Favor Okechukwu to death, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre.

The police charged Ajom Tabi, 37; Omobolanle Olowookere, 41; Aliu Bilyamin, 24; Emmanuel Okon, 24; Bolarinwa Olamilekan, 24; Badmus Abdulateef, 20; Azeez Quadri, 22; and Sunday Odunayo, 22 with three counts of rape, murder and defilement.

Chief Magistrate O.G. Oghre did not take the plea of the suspects pending legal advice.She ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

The magistrate however admitted Olowookere (the second suspect) to bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties each in like sum after her counsel, Spurgeon Ataene, told the court of her non- involvement in the case.

The Magistrate adjourned the case until Nov. 18, pending legal advice.Recall that the suspects committed the offence on Sept. 30 at No. 4, Olanrewaju St., Ejigbo and fled but where caught due to investigation conducted by the police.

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