Man in court for allegedly raping teenager

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Home Violence Courtroom on Friday remanded a 26-year-old man, Goodluck Kennedy, for allegedly abducting a 14-year-old woman (title withheld) for 5 days and defiling her.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that Justice Abiola Soladoye ordered that Kennedy be remanded on the Kirikiri Correctional Heart following his not responsible plea to a two-count cost of abduction and defilement.

In keeping with the state prosecutor, Mr Peter Owolabani, the defendant dedicated the offences from Nov. 8 to Nov. 15 2019 on the Gangari space of Ijora, Lagos.

Owolabani stated Kennedy kidnapped {the teenager} whereas she was strolling dwelling.

“He took her to a premises within the Ijora space of Lagos the place he held her in opposition to her will for 5 days. Throughout that interval he had illegal sexual activity with the minor.

“She escaped on the fifth day of her ordeal, reported the crime to her mom and the authorities have been alerted.

The offences contravene sections 137 and 269 of the Prison Regulation of Lagos 2015.

Justice Soladoye adjourned the case till April 29 for trial.

Man in court docket for allegedly raping teenager

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