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Say NO to rape Teenagers remanded for raping 9-year-old girl

Two teenage boys, who allegedly raped a 9-year-old girl, were on Friday remanded at the Lagos State Correctional Centre by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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The young boys, 15 and 16 respectively, are now faced with a two-count charge of conspiracy and defilement.

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The Prosecutor, Benedict Aigbokhan, told the court that the offences were committed on April 5 at No. 21, James Okiki St., Agege, Lagos.

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According to him, the teenage boys who still lived with their parents, lured the girl to the house of one of them, on the promise of helping her with her home work.

“Thereafter, the accused defiled the girl,” said the prosecutor.

The offences, according to him, were against Sections 137 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The boys pleaded not guilty to both of the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, however remanded both of them at the Correctional Centre for Boys in Isheri, a suburb of Lagos.

Mr. Elias adjourned the case till April 27 for bail application.

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