2 Rape Street Trader


Two men, Sunday Ajayi and Moses Paul, were on Monday charged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, with the alleged rape of a street trader.

The prosecutor, Insp. Eshiet Eshiet, told the court that the duo, both aged 20, allegedly lured the 19-year-old girl to a quiet drinking spot at about midnight and raped her in turns.

He said that the offence, which was committed on July 31, at 23,Olaoye St., Makoko, Lagos, was punishable under Sections 516 and 358 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 17, Laws of Lagos State, 2003.

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The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate Oyindamola Ogala granted the accused N230,000 bail with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to October 5 for further hearing.

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