Three men have been arraigned before a chief magistrate court, Ikeja, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 21-year-old girl (names withheld).
The men are Andrew Adeyan, 20; Tosin Samuel, 22, and Ibraheem Azeez, 23. They are facing a two-count charge.
The prosecutor, ASP Barth Nwaokoye, told the court that the accused persons on August 21, 2012 at Ketu, Lagos, conspired to commit felony to wit rape under Section 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2011.
Nwaokoye also alleged that the accused persons, and others at large, forcefully had canal knowledge of the girl without her consent.
The offence, he said is contrary to Section 258 of the Criminal Law Vol 44, No 11 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2011. The Chief Magistrate, E. Ogunkanmi, granted them bail in the sum of N100,000 each, with two sureties in the like sum.
Each of the defendants is also to deposit N50,000 with the court. Chief Magistrate Ogunkanmi, thereafter adjourned the matter to October 8, 2012.