Man Arraigned In Court For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

Man Arraigned In Court For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

One Mr. Solomon Emmanuel was arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for raping his neighbour’s 14-year-old daughter.

Emmanuel, a printer resides in the same house with the parents of the teenager at 1, Alonge St., Oke-odo, Agege.

The 35-year-old man, who is being tried for rape, according to the prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu had lured the girl into his room on April 27 and had carnal knowledge of her.

Ogu said, “Emmanuel called the girl in a pretense to send her on errand but quickly overpowered her in the room and raped her.

“The accused shut the door, covered her mouth with a blanket and raped her.
However, the girl told her mother about the incident and the mother consequently made the complaint at the police station.

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

Meanwhile the accused pleaded not guilty as the Magistrate, Mrs. Taiwo Akanni asked him to pay N250, 000 and two sureties for bail.

Akanni adjourned the case till June 05, 2017 for mention.

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