Thursday, January 28

Driver in court for alleged abduction of girl for 8 years

Driver in court for alleged abduction of girl for 8 years

A driver, Timelyim Okulola, 28, on Thursday appeared in a Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged abduction of Sarah Sule for eight years.
Okulola, who resides at Sauka Village, Airport Road, Abuja, was arraigned on two-count charge of abduction and adultery.

Okulola pleaded not guilty to the charge and the judge, Mr Garba Ogbede, ordered that he should be remanded in prison custody till Feb. 10 for hearing.

The Prosecutor, Mrs Ndidi Ukaoha, had told the court that Moses Sule of Idain, Kogi, reported the matter on Jan. 7 at the Iddo Police Station.

Ukaoha said that Sule claimed that Sarah had been missing for eight years now and all effort to trace and bring her home prove abortive.

“Not until sometime in December, 2015 that Sule discover that Okulola was harbouring Sarah since that eight years, ’’ she said.

She said that the Okulola got Sarah pregnant two times and she had two children for him without the consent of her family.

the prosecutor also informs the court that during police investigation, the accused made a confessional statement.
Ukaoha said the offence contravened Sections 272 and 387 of the Penal Code.

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