Connect with us

Society News

Man remanded over alleged rape of neighbour’s daughter



An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of one Thomson Olorunfemi, 48, for allegedly raping his neighbour’s daughter.

Mrs B. O. Osunsanmi, the Chief Magistrate, who refused to the plea of the defendant, ordered that he be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons.

The defendant, who resides at Oredola Street, Shomolu, Lagos, was charged with rape.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny told the court that the offence was committed on July 23, at 39, Oredola St., Shomolu, Lagos.

According to Donny, the accused called the 14-year-old girl to his room on the pretext of sending her on an errand.

“He thereafter shut the door at her and raped her.

“The girl told her mother and the case was reported at the police station, ” the prosecutor said.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the offence contravened Section 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Sept. 21, for mention.

Click to comment

Notice: Undefined variable: user_ID in /var/www/first2023/wp-content/themes/firstweekly/comments.php on line 48

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Cancel reply