Two face charges of having sex with 15-year-old Raleigh girl

04/04/2014 12:00 AM

04/02/2014 3:44 PM

Two men face charges that they had sex with a 15-year-old girl in Raleigh on two days in January, and one is accused of having indecent pictures of her.

Alezia Tuema Mukoko, 23, was arrested the night of Tuesday, March 25, at the 3233 Calumet Drive apartment of Mundadi Eric Kalonji.

About two hours later, police arrested Kalonji, 28, at the same location.

In arrest warrants, police charged that both men had sex with the 15-year-old on Jan. 23 and 24.

Mukoko, who told authorities he lives at 5149 Julip Drive, a Knightdale address in an unincorporated area Wake County, is charged with three counts of statutory rape.

Kalonji is charged with two statutory rape counts, first-degree kidnapping and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, with police saying he had photos of the girl’s private areas.

On behalf of federal immigration officials, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office placed a 48-hour hold on the two men being released while they check the immigration status of the two, who are both Congolese natives.

Kalonji as of Wednesday remained in the Wake County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail.

Mukoko was being held on $500,500 bail and was also charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession.

Mikoko and Kalonji were both due in court the day after their arrest. Mukoko’s next court date is May 19.

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