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. THINK YOUR FRIEND WOULD BE INTRESTED? SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE SHARE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>