A university lecturer, Elijah Abodunrin has been charged to Ijeshatedo
Magistrates’ Court in Lagos and remanded in prison custody at Apapa Lagos,
State, Southwest Nigeria, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 15-year old
boy (names withheld).
Abodunrin claimed that he is a lecturer at the
Department of Physiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State,
The suspect was alleged to have inserted his penis into the boy’s
anus in order to satisfy his sexual desire, after which he reportedly gave him
N1,000 and warned him not to tell anyone.
The incident happened at Ago Palace
Way, Okota, Lagos, where the victim and Abodunrin’s parents reside.
gathered that Abodunrin, who is now detained at Kirikiri Prisons returned from
Ile- Ife where he teaches to see his parents when the incident happened.
was learnt that when the victim could not bear the pains in his anus, he opened
up and told his parents what happened.
The matter was reported at Okota
Police Station and Abodunrin was arrested and charged to court for allegedly
having carnal knowledge of the victim.
Part of the charge reads: “that you,
Elijah Abodunrin on the same date, time and place did have carnal knowledge of
the victim against the order of nature.’’
He pleaded not guilty to the