Wonders they say shall never cease to happen. Such was the case of two brothers of the same parents, Ifeanyi Amos, 30 and Joseph Amos, 24, who were arraigned before a Magistrates’ court sitting in Ejigbo for allegedly raping a 23-year-old housewife in their Egbe-Ikotun home, Lagos, southwest Nigeria.
According to the advice of the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP, both brothers were arraigned for rape and stealing.
It was gathered that the suspects allegedly raped and obtained N400,000 from the victim who is a recharge card seller, while she was going to market to buy cards in the area.
They reportedly accosted the victim on the way and lured her into Ifeanyi’s house at 6, Ariwa street, Council bus stop, Egbe-Ikotun where they forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
Thereafter, they allegedly stole the money she had intended to use to buy recharge cards.
P.M.NEWS reports that the brothers threatened to kill the victim if she told her husband and the police what happened, after which they sent her away.
Police source informed that when the victim could not bear the trauma, she eventually told her husband what happened.
“since the incident happened, I have been traumatised and besides, I cannot allow my husband to touch me until certain traditional rites are performed otherwise deaths may occur in the family,” the victim said.Read more
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