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Police Detains UNILAG Lecturer Accused of Rape

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A lecturer at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, who was accused of raping a 20-year-old student at the institution, has been detained by the Lagos Police Department.

The arrest warrant was issued by the Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunmi through the state High Court.

The student, said the incident occurred when she visited the lecturer in the office to sort out issues about her results.

According to a non-governmental organization, Inclusive Social Welfare and Empowerment Foundation, where the victim filed the allegation, the lecturer allegedly raped the undergraduate instead of addressing her exam-related concerns.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident, says, he is to appear in court in the coming days.

Written by: Helen Obih

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