The police in Lagos have arraigned three teenage boys earlier than an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly gang-raping a 15-year-old lady at a resort in Akowonjo, a suburb within the state on December 25, 2021.
The boys recognized as Pelumi Osho, 17; Oluwafemi Shobayo, 17, and Victor Elijah, 17, who all reside in Akowonjo, Lagos State, are dealing with a two-count cost of conspiracy and rape to which they pleaded not responsible.
The Prosecutor, ASP. Victor Eruada, instructed the court docket that the defendants dedicated the offenses with some others nonetheless at giant. The prosecutor talked about that the defendants lured the sufferer to the resort and gang-raped her with out her consent.
“The case was reported to the police and the defendants have been arrested,” the prosecutor stated
In keeping with the prosecutor, the offenses contravene Sections 411 and 260 of the Felony Regulation of Lagos State, 2015.
The Chief Justice of the Peace, Mr Lateef Owolabi, granted all of the defendants bail within the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum. Owolabi stated the sureties needs to be gainfully employed with proof of two years’ tax fee to the Lagos State authorities.
The matter was then adjourned till Feb. 15, for point out.