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Court remands 18-yr-old, another over rape

IBADAN — An Ibadan Chief  Magistrate’s court in Oyo State, yesterday, remanded two men in prison custody for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl.

The two accused persons, Ariyo Fawemi, 24, and Adetoro  Ademola, 18, were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape.

The prosecutor,  Inspector Ade Adebusuyi,  told the court that Fawemi and Ademola and two others now at large conspired  to commit the crime.

Adebusuyi said the accused persons also had unlawful carnal knowledge of one Biola, 17.

The crime was committed on July 31 at 8pm. at  Apata area of  Ibadan.

Adebusuyi said the offence contravened sections 357 and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol.11, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The pleas of the accused persons were not taken.

Chief Magistrate Olusola Adetujoye ordered them to be remanded in prison custody pending the  receipt of  legal advice from the Office of the Director of  Public Prosecution.

The case was  adjourned to September 11 for  mention.



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