Man in court for allegedly raping 10-year-old girl in Lagos

Suleiman Mohammed, a 33-year-old security guard, Wednesday appeared in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Mohammed, whose address was not provided, is charged with two counts of rape and threat to life.

The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Akpan Nkem, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on April 27 and Aug. 11, at Awolola Str., Adele Era, Ijanikin area of Lagos.

Nkem said that the defendant defiled the minor and threatened to kill her using his charms.

According to him, the offence contravened the provisions of sections 168 and 56 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomiya admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He then adjourned the case until Sept. 16 for hearing.

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