A suspected rapist, Ganiyu Ogungbemi, has been arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old-girl.
Man nabbed after raping 12-yr-old in own parent’s home
A 45-year-old man, Ganiyu Ogungbemi, has been arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old-girl in her parents’ home.
According to Punch, the 45-year-old was arraigned on charges of rape and assault.
Ogungbemi allegedly raped girl in her parents’ home on the 17th of March 2015 while her parents were away.
The prosecutor, Merit Wilson, said Ogungbemi left the teenager bleeding after the assault.
Wilson said the offences is “contrary to and punishable under sections 31 (c) (d) and 360 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. II, Law of Osun State of Nigeria, 2003.”
But the accused pleaded not guilty to both counts.
Following an application by the accused’s counsel, Raji Abiodun, the presiding magistrate, Olusola Aluko, granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Aluko then transferred the case to the Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court and adjourned the case till the 2nd of September.
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