A 43-year- old man,Â Benjamin Yinusa has appeared before Ojo Magistrateâ€™s Court for allegedly havingÂ carnal knowledge of an under aged girl. Yinusa got himself into trouble when he lured the 16-year-old girl to unlawful sex recently on February 13,2010Â at about 10 pm. He was granted bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sumÂ by the court presidedÂ by Mr. P.A. Adekomoya . Â
The charge read that: â€œyou Benjamin Yinusa â€˜mâ€™ on the 13th day of February 2010 at about 10.00 p.m. at Royal Crown Hotel, Iba in the Ojo Magisterial district had unlawful carnal knowledge of one Omolayo Funke â€˜fâ€™ without her consent by force thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 357 of the Criminal Code Cap C17 Vol. 2 Laws ofÂ Lagos State ofÂ Nigeria 2003.
Count 2- â€œThat you Benjamin Yinusa â€˜mâ€™ and one other at large at aforementioned date at about 10.00 p.m. conspired together to steal one Nokia handset valued N4,500 and the sum of N4,700.00 the properties of one Adekunle Gift â€˜mâ€™ and thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap C17 Vol. 2 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2003.â€
The girl said that she was persuaded to attend the hotel by Yinusa, who promised her some goodies before she was latter lured into bed by him.