Man arraigned in court for raping neighbour’s daughter

The Prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu told the court that the offence was committed on April 27 at the residence of the accused.

Image of a defiled girl

The accused, a printer, who resides at 1,Alonge St., Oke -odo, Agege, a suburb of Lagos is being  tried for rape.

Ogu said that the accused called the girl, a 14-year-old, into his room under the pretence of sending her on an errand.

“The accused shut the door, covered her mouth with a blanket and raped her."

“Thereafter, the girl told her mother and the case was reported to the police, who apprehended the accused ,” he said.

The offence contravened Section 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused, however, pleaded  not guilty to the charge .

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Akanni committed the accused to a bail of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Akanni adjourned the case till June 5, for mention.

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