According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the accused persons whose addresses were not disclosed in court, pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful sexual intercourse and unlawful sexual penetration.
Speaking at the court, the prosecutor, Anthonia Osayande, disclosed that the accused committed the offences at No. 176, Ijeshatedo Road, Surulere , between June and October 2016.
She alleged further that David, sometimes in June at the address stated above, unlawfully tore his victim’s pant and forcefully r*ped her in her aunt’s shop.
She said David narrated how he raped the girl to his friend, Mayowa, on October 17 and Mayowa also went to the same shop to unlawfully have carnal knowledge of the girl, adding that the girl was always in the shop in most evenings while her sister would have gone home to make their dinner.
Ms. Osayande, a police sergeant, noted that the offences contravened Sections 409, 258 and 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Ruling on the bail application, the chief magistrate, Ipaye Nwachukwu, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Mrs. Nwachukwu ordered that one of the sureties must be a blood relation of the accused and the other a community leader, adding that they must be property owners in Lagos State and must provide evidence of tax payments.
Mrs. Nwachukwu, then adjourned the case till December 20 for receipt of legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>