Nigerian faces rape, paedophilia, other charges

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Prince Michael Itrechio, a Nigerian national, was arraigned before Justice Kuejubola of the Kanifing High Court and charged with eight counts of rape, indecent assault, child pornography and sexual exploitation.

On counts one and two, prosecutors alleged that the accused, Prince Michael Itrechio, on or about the 3rd of July, 2017, at the Read Club Organisation at Bijilo, West Coast Region of the Republic of The Gambia, within the jurisdiction of the Honourable Court, intentionally and under coercive circumstance, had unlawful carnal knowledge of the complainants (name withheld).

According to prosecutors, on counts three and four, the accused at the same place and year, inserted his finger into their private parts. 

It was also alleged that the accused, on counts five and six, at the same place and year, took a photograph of the private parts of the complainants.

Counts seven and eight indicated that the accused, Prince Michael Itrechio, at the same place and year, again inserted his finger into the private parts of complainants.

Source: Dawda Faye