An Osun State Magistrate’s Court in Osogbo has ordered the remand of three siblings accused of raping a woman and her daughter. The magistrate, Mrs. Abibat Basiru, ordered that the three accused arraigned by the police – Dayo Tajudeen (18), Kamaru Tajudeen (21), and Ahmed Tajudeen (27) – be remanded at the Ilesa Prison. The police prosecutor, Mr. Mireti Wilson, had told the court that the accused, who were armed, broke into the apartment of one Mrs. Adebayo and raped the woman and her daughter till dawn before they carted away N700,000 and two phones valued at N15,700.
He said the three defendants committed the offence on March 5, 2016, at about 1.30am at the Owode area of Osogbo. He said, “The offence is contrary to Section 6 (b) and Section 1( 2) (a) (b) and punishable under Section 1(1) of the Robbery and Fire Arms ( Special Provision) Act, Cap 11, Vol. 14, Law of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, and Section 516 PDF of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, vol. 11, Law of Osun, 2003.”
The magistrate ordered the prosecutor to send the case file to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and adjourned till March 23, 2016.