8th May, 2017
A 25-year-old man, Sunday Aremu, who pleaded guilty to abducting a physically-challenged girl and raping her, on Monday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s’ Court, Lagos.
The accused is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, abduction and unlawful carnal knowledge.
The accused, however, admitted the charge.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin had told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 13 at about 1.00 p.m. at New Motor Park, Ojota, on the outskirts of Lagos.
The accused abducted a 16-year-old physically challenged girl for 14 days and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her during the period, he said.
The offence contravened Sections 137, 144, and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
Section 137 provides life imprisonment for offenders.
The Chief Magistrate, A.T. Elias adjourned the case until May 17 for facts and sentence.