CULTIST SENT TO 20-YR IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPING AN UNDERGRADUATE AND HER FRIEND

Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Lagos State Special Offences Court, on Monday, sentenced a cultist, Tayo Bakare, to 20 years’ imprisonment for raping an undergraduate of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, and her friend. PUNCH Metro had reported that Bakare was arraigned on eight counts bordering on conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery, deprivation of liberty and rape. The prosecution said the offences contravened sections 260(1) (2), 272, 297(1) and 299 of the Criminal Law of Lagos, 2015. The 19-year-old victim had alleged that Bakare, on August 27, 2017, in the Ikotun…

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