Nurse Arrested For Drugging And R,aping 19yr Old Patient

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male-nurseA 27-year-old male nurse, identified as Olugbenga Isaac, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly drugging and R,aping a 19-year-old girl – Isaac, a resident of Ajah area of Lagos, is being tried for Rap£.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept.15 at Onipanu, Lagos. He said that the accused unlawfully had S£xual intercourse with the 19-year-old girl.

“The accused had S£xual intercourse with a woman without her consent,” he said.

According to The Nation, Ogu said that the complainant was sick and called the defendant, a nurse, to treat her.

“The complainant had toothache, she called the nurse to administer drugs on her, instead the accused injected her with some substance suspected to be sleeping injection.
“The complainant slept off and the accused Rap£d her and left.“The complainant regained consciousness after several hours and was bleeding from her private part, it was dawned on her that she had been Rap£d,” he said.

The offence, Ogu said, contravened Section 258 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. Section 258 provides that if convicted of the offence, the accused is liable to life imprisonment.

The accused denied committing the offence, while the Magistrate, Mrs T. Akanni granted him bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till Nov. 30 for mention.

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