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Lagos tenant commits suicide after allegedly raping neighbour’s 16-year-old daughter



A Lagos tenant recognized as Kayode, has reportedly dedicated suicide after his neighbour’s daughter accused him of raping her twice at their home in Oja-Amukoko space of Lagos State.


This occurred after the lady’s mom who had a stroke was taken to the Ikorodu space for remedy. Kayode was reportedly requested to handle the sufferer however took benefit of her. 


Punch reported that the lady’s father additionally alleged that Kayode seized his daughter’s telephone to forestall her from informing her relations after raping her twice. 


He stated; 


“My daughter stays together with her mom, as each of us are now not collectively. My ex-wife had been affected by a stroke and from what we gathered, she had a neighbour, Kayode, who had been helping to handle her.

“However when my ex-wife’s illness worsened, she was taken to Ikorodu for remedy and her daughter additionally adopted her. As time went on, the neighbour needed to go there to convey my daughter again to her mom’s home round Campus, Amukoko, so she might proceed education.

“However she instantly left her mom’s place and got here to my place on Ojo Highway. She stated she needed to proceed staying with me until her mom recovered. About 20 minutes after she got here, Kayode additionally got here to my place and began saying he knew my daughter’s behaviour higher than I did.

“He stated if she was now not staying at her mom’s home, he must return her to her mom in Ikorodu since he was the one who introduced her residence. He additionally stated she got here to remain at my place as a result of she needed freedom to exit and that he by no means had any settlement together with her mom that she can be staying with me.”


The lady’s father revealed that few days later, his ex-wife’s youthful brother known as him and requested him to go residence and rescue his daughter. 


He added; 


“I rapidly rushed there, however I didn’t meet her at residence. I known as my ex-wife’s youthful brother and he stated he would quickly be a part of me on the place.

“After a couple of minutes, I noticed my daughter and she or he knowledgeable me that Kayode raped her. She stated she couldn’t sleep alone in her mom’s house and that when she slept at Kayode’s house, he raped her twice and seized her telephone.

“It was when she advised Kayode that she needed to contact her mum that he launched his telephone to her and as an alternative of calling her mum, she used that chance to textual content her mum’s youthful brother.

“So, we went to a police station and she or he defined to the policemen who stated they might not hear solely our facet of the story. We went to choose up Kayode, however didn’t meet him at residence. The policemen then directed us to do a medical take a look at at Orege Normal Hospital. We have been additionally requested to return the following day as they looked for him.”


Kayode nonetheless drank an insecticide and was confirmed lifeless on the hospital. 


“The subsequent day, I obtained a name that Kayode drank insecticide and died. They discovered him within the yard of their home and rushed him to a hospital, the place he was confirmed lifeless.”


Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin disclosed that Kayode’s brother reported to the command that he dedicated suicide.


Hundeyin stated; 


“The daddy of the lady, 16, reported that his spouse’s co-tenant, Kayode, 41, defiled his daughter. After the report was made, policemen have been detailed to arrest the suspect, however he was not seen.

“The investigation was ongoing when the suspect’s brother got here to the station to report that Kayode dedicated suicide by consuming a substance suspected to be insecticide. The corpse was recovered however later launched to the household for burial in accordance with Islamic rites.”

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