By Felix Kuyinu
A 41-year old man, Akeem Adisa has been arrested and charged before the Isolo Magistrates Court for assault after he tore off a 53 year old woman’s inner wears in an attempt to rape her.
The victim, Yinka Adebayo, claimed that the married Adisa, a resident of Ijegun, Isheri Osun appeared at her residence at Isolo very late at night.
She told the court that immediately after he entered, he began to fondle her breast in an attempt to have canal knowledge of her – an act she disclosed she didn’t oblige to.
Adisa, who was already in the mood of sleeping with her became irate, assaulted her sexually by tearing her pant and bra into shreds in order to penetrate her.
However, the victim narrated that she raised alarm and disowned Adisa in the presence of her neighbours who came out to rescue her from danger and handed him over to the police.
At the Isolo Police Division where Adisa was detained, Adebayo told the police that Adisa invaded her house, fondled her breasts and demanded sex which she resisted.
She also mentioned that Adisa assaulted her, tore her pant and bra and attempted to have his way before she raised alarm which attracted the neighbours before he was apprehended and handed over to the police.
She brought the pant and bra to the police station and court as an exhibits which were handed over to the exhibit keeper.
The suspect was then brought before Isolo Magistrates court for sexual assault and remanded in prison custody after he failed to meet the bail conditions.
The prosecutor, Mr. Oje Uagbale who did not object to his bail asked the court to give a short time for the trial of the matter in the interest of justice.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O. A. Telowu granted Adisa bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.