The police have just arraigned a soldier, Sunday Awolola, for allegedly raped a 300-level student. She is a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State.
Awolola, 33, attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army. There he allegedly raped the student at a military checkpoint along Ikare Akoko-Akungba Akoko road on July 31st.
The Nigerian Army dismissed him before he was handed over to the police for prosecution.
In a court proceeding, the defence counsel, Kayode Idowu, asked the court to adjourn the case. More time to enable him to properly study the applications brought before the court by the prosecutor.
The magistrate, Mayowa Olanipekun, adjourned the matter till Friday, August 16, 2019, to enable the defence counsel study the applications.
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