24year old Painter remanded for allegedly raping minor 

By Adebisi Oyelere
David Lawrence, a Twenty four years old Painter, has been remanded in Correctional Centre by an Ilorin Magistrate Court, for allegedly raping a minor at Irewolede area, Ilorin, Kwara State.
One Elizabeth Godfrey was said to have taken her sister’s son to school when she was waylaid and eventually raped by the defendant (Lawrence).
Lawrence was reported to have taken the victim to a paper factory situated in the same area where he forcefully had sexual intercourse with her without consent
Police report disclosed that Lawrence confessed to have committed the offence at Anti Human Trafficking section when he’s been questioned.
Fresh Insight Correspondent reports that the prosecutor, Abubakar Issa, kicked against the bail application of the defendant saying rape case is a serious offence in the society that must be handled with all seriousness.
Magistrate Marriam Bimbo Folorunsho, in his short ruling, ordered the remand of Lawrence in the Correctional Service Centre till twenty six of this month.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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