The Lagos State government yesterday arraigned a traditional ruler from Odo- Onosa village in the Epe area of the state, Chief Jimoh Balogun, and two others before the state high court sitting in Igbosere over alleged armed robbery and rape.
Apart from Balogun, other defendants in the case are Morufu Adekoya, and Adefowope Kazeem,both were arraigned on a four – count charge bordering on conspiracy, armed robbery and rape.
The other defendants are Morufu Adekoya and Adefowope Kazeem, both are standing trial on a four- count charge bordering on conspiracy, armed robbery and rape preferred against them by Lagos State.
According to the prosecuting counsel, Babatunde Oguntemowo, the defendants and others still at large, were alleged to have conspired to commit the alleged offence on March 26, 2014, at about 10:30am at Odo- Onsa at Epe area of Lagos State.
Oguntemowo also informed the court that the defendants while armed with a gun and other offensive and dangerous weapons robbed one Adeomi Ayomide of her wristwatches, three laptops and a cash sum of N272,000.
The lawyer further stated that the defendants also robbed one Korede Fayibo of a television set, one DVD player, unspecified amount of money and other valueables.
He also alleged that the defendants raped one Adeomi Ayomide, after robbing her of all her valuables.