On Monday, August 3, the Lagos state police arrested a part-time lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Afeez Baruwa for allegedly raping an 18-year old girl in Yaba.
According to Punch, it was reported that the victim identified as Caroline was raped inside a study room, as she was seeking admission into UNILAG, Akoka.
The lecturer, who was arrested by the Surulere Police Division, disclosed that the sexual intercourse was by mutual consent, insisting that he did not rape the victim.
It was reported that the victims father, belonged to the same landlords’ association in Abesan, Ipaja area, had allowed his daughter to follow the lecturer to school on Thursday, July 23 for her admission process.
On that same day, Baruwa allegedly took the girl inside one of the study halls, bolted the door and raped her.
However, after the incident, Caroline reported the situation to her parents who immediately went to a non-governmental organisation, Mirabel Centre where the test result confirmed that, the teenager was violated.
Meanwhile, Baruwa confessed to the act, but his claim is that the sex was by mutual consent.