A 27-year old man has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly raping an 11-year old girl in his shop at Oke Afa, Lagos state.
The trader lured his victim into his shop and raped her.
“He asked me to come inside his shop, held me and removed my pants and forced his manhood inside my private part” She narrated.
The trader, Soronnadi Chinemerem was caught and handed over to the police after neighbours suspected him and force the door to his shop open.
The accused pleaded not guilty after confessing that it wasn’t his first time of having sex with her and as such the act could not be regarded as rape.
The presiding Magistrate, Mrs M B Folami ordered that he should be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case till November 16.