The two students of the University of Lagos who attempted to rape their course mate yesterday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on a 5-count charge.
They are Ikedi Okpanlanedu, 21 and Samuel Idongesit, 20. The duo is facing charges of conspiracy, attempted rape, assault, impersonation and threatening violence.
Case Prosecutor Police Sergeant Modupe Olaluwoye told the court that the undergraduates invited the course mate who was a makeup artist to a hotel and attempted to rape her.
The Sergeant also told the court that the defendants committed the offence at 4:40 pm on April 1, at Peace Land Hotel, Fola Agoro area of Lagos.
“They invited her with the promise that they wanted to introduce her to someone who needs her services”.