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17 year-old apprentice charged to court over alleged rape



17 year-old apprentice charged to court over alleged rapeA 17-year-old apprentice, Godspower Adarugbe, who allegedly conspired and raped his neighbour’s daughter, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny, told the court that the offences were committed on July 15 at the accused residence.

Donny said that the accused, who is facing two counts charge of conspiracy and rape invited his friends to his room and lured in his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter.

Donny said that the accused and his friend left the house to an unknown place and all efforts to see them failed until he was sighted by the girl’s brother.

The offences contravened Sections 259 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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

According to TodayNG, the Chief Magistrate, Folakemi Davies-Abegunde, granted a bail of N250, 000 with two sureties in like sum to the accused.

Davies-Abegunde adjourned the case until Aug. 28 for mention.


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