Student jailed for having anal sex with woman

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A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi has remanded in police custody a 30-year-old student, John Iornongo for knocking out a woman and sodomizing her. This is pending legal advice.

Magistrate Erdoo Ter, did not take the plea Iornongo, because the court lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the matter.

Ter adjourned the case until Aug. 26, for further mention.

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The police charged Iornongo with one count of unnatural offence.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. James Ewache told the court that the case was reported by the complainant at the Police Headquarters Makurdi.

Ewache alleged that on July 9, the complainant, who had a headache and body pain, went to LABET Pharmacy Km4 Gboko road, were she Iornongo, who was on duty in the pharmacy.

He alleged that Iornongo who took her a sample of her blood, said that she tested positive to malaria and” small quantity of HIV”.

“Lornongo then invited her to his house on July 11, 2020 for an injection and take taking it, she lost consciousness.
”When she woke up later, she discovered that Iornongo had sodomized her,” he alleged.

The prosecution said investigation into the matter was still ongoing and prayed the court for an adjournment.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 285 of the Penal Code Law of Benue, 2004.