Teenager who was left with spinal cord injury after she was beaten up and raped in Lagos has passed away

Rape victim

17-year-old rape victim, Favour, who suffered spinal cord injury after she was beaten and raped in the Agbarha Industrial area of Lagos state in April 2020, has died.

The sad news was shared today 25 November on twitter by DemiCare Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization who has been following up her case.

According to a statement released earlier by the victim’s aunt, Mary Bassey, the suspect had raped Favour in January. He was taken to the police station where he was made to write an undertaking vowing never to rape her again. RobinsoninApril, ambushed Favour again while she was returning from her job where she had done the night shift. He beat her up, raped her and threw her into the drainage, causing her to sustain spinal cord injury. She was found two days after the incident.

Rape victim

Favour had been in the hospital since then. She sadly lost the battle to regain her health.

Robinson has since been arrested.

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