38-year old , Tunde Bankole has allegedly raped his neighbour’s 36-year old wife in Lagos, as an act of revenge on her husband.
According to P.M.EXPRESS, Bankole and the victim’s husband had an issue which saw Bankole deciding to taking out his anger on the wife by raping her.
Reports have it that the suspect sneaked into the victim’s apartment when her husband was not around, he had two kitchen knives with him and threatened to kill her if she refused to follow his instructions.
Bankole then ordered her to her matrimonial bed, forced her to remove every clothing item on her and open her legs.
The victim, according to police complied because of the threat and Bankole penetrated her to his satisfaction, collected her wedding ring and left.
Upon arrival of the victim’s husband, she recounted the evil act to him and the matter was reported to the Police at Isokoko division who arrested Bankole.
Bankole, upon arrest and interrogation admitted that he had carnal knowledge of the victim but insisted that it was with her consent.
He however was unable to explain what he was doing with the knives. He was later charged before Ogba Magistrates court for the alleged rape, where he pleaded not guilty.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mr T.O. Shomade granted him bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in the like sum and is remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
The matter was further adjourned till 17 August 2017.