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.

Rape

A suspected rapist, Ganiyu Ogungbemi, has been arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old-girl.

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.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Top 10 happiest countries in Africa in 2022

Top 10 happiest countries in Africa in 2022

9 most expensive African countries to rent a one bedroom apartment, based on property price to income ratio

9 most expensive African countries to rent a one bedroom apartment, based on property price to income ratio

Here are the top 10 cities in Africa where the most rich people live

Here are the top 10 cities in Africa where the most rich people live

Beer Barn says deployed policemen couldn’t save David Imoh from mob

Beer Barn says deployed policemen couldn’t save David Imoh from mob

For men only: Seven natural ways to last longer in bed

For men only: Seven natural ways to last longer in bed

If your partner is sapiosexual, here's how to turn them on

If your partner is sapiosexual, here's how to turn them on

Femi Adebayo's 'King of Thieves' grosses over N250 million in box office

Femi Adebayo's 'King of Thieves' grosses over N250 million in box office

DaBaby had to ‘pay the whole airport’ in Nigeria in order to leave

DaBaby had to ‘pay the whole airport’ in Nigeria in order to leave

BREAKING: Chelsea confirm Todd Boehly led consortium as new owners

BREAKING: Chelsea confirm Todd Boehly led consortium as new owners