Last week, some robbers reportedly invaded a female hostel located at Owe Street, Fadeyi area of
Lagos. The robbers stormed the hostel, had their
way with some ladies, before they carted away their phones and escaped.
gathered that the robbers went to the place in the night, rounded up
the victims (names withheld) and engaged them in sexual romp. Some of
them reportedly sustained injuries in their privates as a result of the
forceful assault and were undergoing treatment in various hospitals.
matter was reported to the police at Oniwaya Division who moved into
investigation and eventually arrested one of the suspects.
suspect, Friday Effiong has been charged before Yaba Magistrates for
conspiracy, assault and stealing under the Criminal Code.
He pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrates, Mrs E.N. Johnson granted Effiong bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
gathered that the police have intensified effort to arrest the other
suspects who were involved including their leader who was also
identified as the leader of a cult group in the area. The matter has
been adjourned till October as the court was said to be on vacation.
our correspondent visited the hostel, some of the residents confirmed
the ugly incident and said that after the incident that the police have
beefed up security around the hostel. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the
residents however declined to mention the actual number of victims
except the one our reporter obtained at the court which was confirmed.