35-Yr-Old, Cobbler Nabbed Over Rape

35-Yr-Old, Cobbler Nabbed Over Rape

Police in Bayelsa State have announced the prosecution of a 35-year-old man, Nathaniel Elaweremi, for allegedly raping a teenager.

Also arrested is a cobbler, identified as Adamu Musa, over alleged rape of a 12-year-old.

While Elaweremi was arrested on October 14, for raping a 14-year-old girl, at 7.30pm along the Green Villa Road, Biogbolo community in Yenagoa Local Government Area, the cobbler was arrested May 20 at noon, over the alleged rape within Biogbolo community.

At the resumed hearing, yesterday, at the State High Court 7, over a one-count charge of unlawful carnal knowledge against Nathaniel Elaweremi, the State Principal Counsel, Pere Egbuson, told the court that the accused committed the offence at 7.30pm.

The accused was reported to have lured the victim while she was disposing of domestic waste in a dump site in the area.

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