Afolabi, a 19-year-old, was on Friday arraigned at a Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly r*ping a 16-year-old girl.
According to Reporters, Afolabi, whose address was not provided, is charged with r*pe. The prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osanyade, told the court that the accused committed the offence at Konga Meji Ibeshe beach, Lagos, at about 7.30 p.m. on Aug.17. She said the accused invited his victim to a quiet part of the beach and forcefully had s*x with her.
The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Ipaye Nwachukwu, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She ordered that one of the sureties must be a blood-relation to the accused, and that both sureties should provide evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.
Nwachukwu adjourned the case to Nov.1.