Imolita, a married lady has instructed the unhappy story how she was r3ped by a safety guard at a faculty the place she labored as a nurse.
Imolita narrated her story earlier than the Particular Offences Courtroom, Ikeja, Lagos State.
In accordance with the 35-year-old lady, she was on evening obligation when the suspect, Emmanuel Ibuchi Emmanuel, r3ped her.
She stated whereas she was on her approach to examine the varsity’s clinic earlier than retiring to her desk, the defendant approached her and demanded to see her later that evening.
Imolita stated round 9pm whereas she was at her desk, which had a mattress beside it, the defendant knocked on the door to the room, however she hesitated to let him in.
Nonetheless, she later let the defendant in after he requested vitamin C from her. After giving him the drug, she provided Emmanuel a seat when he stated he had been eager to say one thing to her.
In accordance with her, throughout their dialogue, he professed like to her and he or she replied that she’s married with children.
She stated he then proceeded to pressure himself on her and instructed her to not trouble screaming for assist as a result of nobody would hear her voice.
“I then instructed him that I do know you’re a man however I’m going to combat you so that you gained’t have the ability to have your method. Whereas we had been dragging one another, he bought drained and was like even when he was going to have s3x with me, he had no power left. I then instructed him to take himself away as a result of I’m not an inexpensive lady; he ought to go and search for single women,” she defined.
She stated Emmanuel agreed to depart the room however modified his thoughts and commenced making strikes to kiss, contact and take off her pants, which she resisted.
“He got here again and pushed me. After he did, I attempted to kick him however he grabbed my legs. By then, I used to be already laying on my again whereas he was utilizing his safety boots to march my legs. I began begging him to not do what he wished to do, however he insisted that he should do it.
“I requested him if he knew in regards to the place I got here from. I reminded him that I’m from Delta and girls from that state don’t meet different males as soon as married. I continued to beg him and instructed him that his motion would price me my marriage. He stated something that might occur ought to occur. I instructed him to carry on and that I had a condom in my bag. He stated no and that was when he completed having his method with me,” she added.
Throughout cross-examination, Imolita stated the explanation she instructed the defendant to get a condom was that she thought it will give her the possibility to flee.
The case was adjourned by Justice Ramon Oshodi until March 22, 2023, for continuation of trial, whereas the defendant was remanded within the Ikoyi Custodial Centre.