Thursday, 10 October 2013

Tradional Ruler Accused of "sexually assault" NYSC Member Freed

A Nigerian court has discharged and acquitted the traditional ruler of Ilowa Ijesa, in the western Nigerian state of Osun, over an allegation of raping a National Youth Service Corps member. Justice Oyejide Falola of the Osun State High Court sitting in Ikirun on Tuesday gave the verdict today, putting an end to a three-year sexual case that has brought national attention on the traditional king, the Alowa of Ilowa-Ijesa, Oba Adebukola Alli, and his accuser, Helen Okpara.