arrested a diploma holder, Samuel Onochie, for allegedly sexually
assaulting a pregnant woman, Esther (pseudonym), in Jakande, in the
Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state.
eight-month-old pregnant, was passing through the area on Sunday at
about 6am, when Onochie ambushed her.
police that he bagged a diploma in law from a university in Benin, Edo
State, reportedly threw Esther on the floor and stripped her wrapper.
dipped his finger into Esther’s private parts and was about to penetrate
her when a man was drawn to the scene by the woman’s wailing.
who is also a cobbler, while Esther rushed to the Ilasan Police Division
and reported the incident, leading to his arrest.
“It is very disturbing that a man could
commit such an act, especially with a pregnant woman. As if it was not
enough, he did it in broad daylight. He has not been able to tell us why
he committed the act,” the source said.
Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on one count of sexual assault by a
police prosecutor, Inspector Philip Osijale.Owolabi granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
must be related by blood to the defendant, adding that both sureties
must have paid three years tax to the Lagos State Government.
2016, Owolabi ordered that the defendant should be remanded in prison
pending the time he would perfect his bail conditions.