A 38-year-old motorcyclist, Kunmi Adeyemi, who allegedly raped a 19-year-old girl, was yesterday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Magistrate P. E. Nwaka, while remanding Adeyemi, ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.
He adjourned the case till March 11 for the DPP’s advice.
The court did not take the defendant’s plea.
The accused, who lives at 7, Olowoporoku Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos, is being tried for alleged rape.
Prosecuting Inspector Christopher John alleged that Adeyemi committed the offence on January 28 at 3pm in his residence.
He alleged that the defendant unlawfully had sexual intercourse with the girl.
John added that the victim was returning from work and due to the rains, she tried to shelter from the rainfall in front of the defendant’s house.
According to the prosecutor, after sometime, Adeyemi saw her and asked her to enter his apartment for comfort, only to be raped.
Source: The Nation