A 20-year- old man, Abiodun Ogunbunmi, has been remanded in prison, for allegely defiling a 14- year-old teenager.
Ogunbumi, who was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, yesterday, was charged for raping one Deborah Akinbola.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Samsom Ekikere, alleged that Ogunbunmi, on August 20, forcefully had sexual intercourse with Akinbola.
According to Ekikere, on the fateful day, about 2 p.m. at Fagba, Iju, Ogunbumi, had canal knowledge of Akinbola, thereby inflicting body injuries on her, which resulted to her been admitted in the hospital.
According to Ekikere, the offence committed by Ogunbunmi, is punishable under Section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011 Nigeria.
When the charges was read to the defendant, he pleaded not guilty, but was refused bail and remanded to prison pending the Director of Public Prosecutors’s advice.
The Magistrate, Mrs. Taiwo Akanni, adjourned the matter to October 30 for further hearing.