A 36-year-old man, Oludare Adewale, has been arrested
and charged before Oshodi Magistrates’ court for allegedly
peeping at his neigbour’s wife, Victoria Emmanuel, in
their bathroom in Lagos State western Nigeria.
The court ordered him to be remanded in prison custody at
The incident happened at 23, Arowojobe Street, Oshodi
where both the defendant and victim reside.
The woman had gone to take her bath in one of their
bathrooms in the morning and Adewale followed her and
entered the other bathroom under the guise of taking his
bath as well.
The police alleged that Adewale peeped at Victoria
through an opening in the bathroom as she was bathing
early in the morning.
And while Adewale was busy peeping, Victoria, who had
always suspected Adewale of doing such, caught him in
the act and raised the alarm which attracted other
He was caught and handed over to the police by the
At the Makinde, Oshodi Police Division where he was
taken, he allegedly admitted that he actually peeped at
Victoria but did not know it was an offence.
The police charged him to court for the alleged offence
under the Criminal Code but he pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr A.A. Fashola granted him
bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will
perfect his bail.
The matter was adjourned till 23 July, 2015.
P.M.NEWS learnt that the parents refused to stand as
surety for him because of the shame he brought to the
It was gathered that Adewale lives with his parents in the
same house where the incident happened and he has
refused to marry and settle down.