JUST IN: Soldier who allegedly raped AAUA student arraigned in court

Sunday Awolola, a soldier accused of raping a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ondo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Akure, the state capital.

Tribune Online recalls that Awolola was accused of raping the student at a military checkpoint along Ikare Akoko-Akungba Akoko road on July 31, 2019.

When the case was announced in court on Wednesday, the defence counsel, Kayode Idowu, asked the court to adjourn the case to enable him to properly study the applications brought before the court by the Ondo State Police Command.

The magistrate, Mayowa Olanipekun, adjourned the matter till Friday, August 16, 2019.

Tribune Online also recalls that Awolola was attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army has since been dismissed by the Army.