A 36-year old man, Chigbo Ebo and his wife, Charity Ebo, 26, have been arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly assaulting their neighbour, Nneka Onwuatuegwu, sexually.
The 25-year old Nneka alleged that she was lured to the couple’s apartment and subsequently drugged and sexually assaulted by both husband and wife who fondled her breasts and inserted their fingers into her private part without her consent. She claimed Mr Ebo also raped her.
She said she woke up while they were carrying out the act and discovered that she was naked and her private part was wet with semen.
Nneka said she went to Agboju Police Division and reported that she was raped and the police arrested the man and his wife.
The suspects were charged before the Apapa Magistrates Court presided over by Magistrate H. O. A. Amos, for allegedly engaging the victim in a sexual act without her consent.
They pleaded not guilty and the court granted them bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety each in like sum. The matter was adjourned till the court resumed from vacation.