Man Remanded For R#ping Friend’s Neighbour In Ibadan

A 20-year old man identified as Musa Salimon has been remanded at the Agodi Correctional facility by an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his friend’s neighbour.

The police charged Musa of an undisclosed address on one-count of r#pe.

The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Enilolobo, who did not take the plea of the suspect due to lack of jurisdiction, ordered his remand at Agodi Correctional facility, Ibadan.

Enilolobo said that the remand is pending the outcome of the case file at the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

She, thereafter, adjourned the matter till Oct. 18, for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Olusegun Adegboye, told the court that on Aug. 6, at about 4:00p.m at Oriyangi  area, Ogbere, Ibadan,  Salimon allegedly unlawfully  had carnal knowledge of one T. Sunday, 18, without  her consent.

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Adegboye said the victim lent her cellphone charger to her neighbour to retrieve it later.

“When she went to pick the charger, a friend to the victim’s  neighbour allegedly r#ped  her,”
he added.

He said the offence is contrary to Section 357 and punishable under section 358 of the Criminal Code laws of Oyo State, 2000.


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