Three Okadamen allegedly abduct housewife for sex

By Onozure Dania
LAGOS— THE Police, yesterday, charged three
commercial cyclists, Koffi David, Hakimi
Adamu and Saidu Ibrahim, who allegedly
abducted a housewife and threatened to kill
the husband, before an Igbosere magistrate’s
court, Lagos.
The defendants, who are between ages 20 and
22, and reside at 9, Bank Road, Ikoyi, Lagos,
are standing trial on a three-count charge of
conspiracy, abduction and threat to life.
The trio, however, pleaded not guilty to all the
charges preferred against them by the Police.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Inspector Ingobo, had
informed the court that the defendants
committed the offences on July 4, at about
11:30p.m. at 9, Flood Gate Close, Alasia Ajah,
He alleged that the defendants conspired and
abducted one Hadiza Goma with the intention
of having sexual intercourse with her.
His words: “The trio abducted Goma from the
custody of her husband, one Seriki Goma, with
the intent of having sexual intercourse with
her. They abducted Goma without her
The prosecutor also said that on July 19, one
of the defendants, David, threatened to kill Mr.
Goma through phone calls.
According to him the offences are punishable
under Sections 56, 269 and 411 of the Criminal
Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The Magistrate, Martins Owunmi, granted them
N100,000 bail each with two sureties each in
like sum.
He said that the sureties must be gainfully
employed and show evidence of tax payment
to the Lagos State Government.
The magistrate adjourned the case until
August 22, for mention.

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