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Delayed Justice Court grants child rapist N500,000 bail

The suspect was asked to produce two sureties who work in Lagos to get his bail.

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An Apapa Magistrates’ Court has granted bail to Malami Yusuf, who was arraigned for raping an 11-year-old girl in the sum of N500,000.

Before his arrest, Yusuf was given the beating of his life by an angry mob, after a man found him copulating with the young girl without her consent.

The suspect committed the crime on April17, 2016, at Rago Market, Ojo, Lagos,  according to Inspector Tony Elibeh, the police prosecutor on the case.

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“The accused was caught by a man, who saw him having carnal knowledge of the girl.

“The man immediately rescued the girl and called some market women to help her.

“The accused was badly beaten up by an angry mob, before the police came by to arrest him.”

To fulfill bail conditions, the court magistrate, Patrick Adekomaiya has ordered  the accused to submit two sureties who possess an evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The matter has been adjourned till August 31, 2016, a time when further deliberation will be made.

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