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Court Remands Man, 42, Over Alleged Rape Of Teenager


An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Friday remanded a 42-year-old man, Kolawole Shodimu, over an alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl.

However, the accused, who lives at No. 20, Owolabi St., Iloye, Ota, Ogun State, pleaded not guilty to the charge of rape

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.I. Adelaja, ordered that the accused should be remanded in prison custody pending the receipt of legal advice on the matter from the office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPPs).

Thereafter, the case was adjourned till April 29 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Cpl. Abdulkareem Mustapha, had told the court that the accused committed the offence sometime in 2015 at his residence.

Mustapha said that the accused had an unlawful carnal Knowledge of the girl by sleeping with her which resulted into pregnancy.

He said that the offence contravened Section 221 of the Criminal Code Vol. 1, Laws of Ogun, 2006. (NAN)

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