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.