Fred Ayokhai, a lecturer at the Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA), and his children have been charged by the police for allegedly assaulting a 20-year-old student.
The 53-year-old Ayokhai, an associate professor at the Department of History and International Relations, Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa, was captured on camera with his children assaulting and stripping the lady identified as Blessing Mathias, naked.
On Saturday, October 22, the lecturer, and his children; Emmanuela Ayokhai,18, Bob Praise Ayokhai, 23, and Saint-Dan Ayokhai, 21, were apprehended.
DSP Ramhan Nansel, the spokesman of the State Police Command, in a statement, asserted that the accused were indicted at High Court 1, Lafia, before Justice Aisha Aliyu, the Chief Judge of the state on Wednesday, October 26, 2022
He described that they were indicted on six-count charges, including criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, inflicting bodily harm on another, and criminal force or attack on a woman with the goal to offend modesty.
In accordance with the statement, the offenses are punishable under Section 97 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria, Section 3(1) & 4 of the Nasarawa State Kidnapping (Prohibition) Law, 2019, Section 268 (2) & 354 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria and Section 3 (1) of the Nasarawa State Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law, 2019.
Meanwhile, while the suspects have been detained in prison custody pending formal arraignment, the case has been assigned to High Court, Obi for trial.
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