Incest: Man rapes His Half Sister in Ibadan
By Trevor Olakunle
A 25 years old farmer, Mr Fatai Durojaye was arraigned yesterday at an Ibadan Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan for allegedly raping His half sister.
Fatai was caught forcefully having the carnal knowledge of His 5 years old half sister as reported by the mother of the victim, Muibat Fatai on October 18, about 2 pm. at his father’s residence in Ilaju Village, Ido in Ibadan.
Prosecuting Corporal Oluseye Oyebanji told the court that the case was reported to the police by the victims’ mother, Muibat Fatai.
In a report tendered before the court, Oyebanji said Muibat was cooking in the kitchen and when she realised She need to add salt to the food, she sent her 5 years daughter to fetch her salt from the room on the fateful day. It was when she waited and did not see her, that she sent another girl, who caught Durojaye in the act with the 5 years old half sister of His.
Further investigation by Police revealed that Durojaye just came back from his friend’s freedom party, drunk. Oyebanji said the accused committed the crime under the influence of alcohol, adding that the criminal forcefully penetrated and tore the victim’s vagina, which led to heavy loss of blood.
The court under the lordship of Senior Magistrate Adebukola Durowoju in her judgement ordered that Durojaye be remanded at the Agodi prison till outcome of the case file at the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) be made available for more evidences and the case was adjourned till the 25th day of January 2018.