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Teanage Student remanded in Prison custody over alleged armed robbery, s3xual assault

Teanage Student remanded in Prison custody over alleged armed robbery, s3xual assault

A student, Adebanji Fisayo, has been remanded at the National Correctional Centre, Owo, Ondo State by the State Chief Magistrate Court over offences bordering on robbery and sexual assault.

According to The PUNCH, Fisayo, a student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, reportedly robbed a fellow student, Salaja Florence, at gun point and attempted to rape the victim afterwards.

The student, 19, was said to have robbed his victim of the sum of N30,000 and other personal belongings at L88 Hotel in Owo Local Government Area of the state last week.

Upon his arrest by men of the state police command, the student was arraigned before the court on a four count-charge bordering on robbery and attempted rape.


His charge sheet reads in part: “That you, Adebanji Abiodun Fisayo ‘M’, on the 28th day of September, 2022 at about 3:45pm at L88 Hotel, Along Isuada Express Road, Owo in the Owo Magisterial district unlawfully assaulted one Salaja Florence ‘F’, with intent to have carnal knowledge of her against the order of the nature and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 352 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol. 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.

“That you Adebanji Abiodun Fisayo, on the same date, time, and place in the aforementioned magisterial district did attempt to rape one Salaja Florence ‘F’, at gun point and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 359 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol.1, Law of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.

“That you Adebanji Abiodun Fisayo, on the same date, time, and place in the aforementioned magistrates district did rob one Salaja Florence’F’, of the sum of N30,000 (Thirty Thousands Naira Only) and one smart 7 Techno handset at gun point and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 401 and punishable under section 402 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol.1, Law of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.

“That you Adebanji Abiodun Fisayo ‘M’ on the 30th day of September, 2022, at about 3:50pm at Wema Bank, Owo, in Owo Magisterial district, did demand the sum of N100,000 (One Hundred Thousands Naira) from one Salaja Florence ‘F’ with menaces and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 406 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol. 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.”

The defendant however pleaded not guilty to the charges.

But in her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Olubunmi Dosumu ordered the defendant to be remanded and adjourned the case till Monday, October, 10, 2022 to enable the defendant get a lawyer.

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