A 41 year old lecturer in the Department of Business Management at the Covenant University Ota, Dr. Stephen Ukenna is in the confines of the Ogun State Police Command for raping a teenage girl.
Dr. Ukenna was arrested after the parent’s of the victim filed a complaint at the Ota Area Command of the Police Force for raping their 17 year old daughter who is also a student of the Covenant University.
They reported that their daughter called that she was invited by the lecturer to his office on Thursday under the pretense of planning a surprise birthday party for her close friend.
However, on getting to Dr. Stephen’s office, he reportedly seized her, locked the door and forcefully had sex with her on top of a table.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the Area Commander in Ota, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Muyideen Obe, deployed detectives to Covenant University where they arrested the lecturer.
The suspect has admitted to having non-consensual sex with the victim but was unable to give any reason for his action.
According to Abimbola, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has given a directive for the transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for thorough investigation and prosecution.