Ado-Ekiti – The police in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday arraigned four men-Ogundola Dayo 24;  Akomolafe Gbenga, 27; Ayeni Oluwaseun, 29;  and Seye Banjo, 24-before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged rape.

The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 13 at Moshood road, Ikere-Ekiti.

He alleged that the first accused, Dayo, aided the three accused persons to gang rape a girl  which led to her being hospitalised.

The prosecutor  said the offence contravened section 4(d) of the Ekiti State Gender Based Violence (Prohibition) Laws of  2011.

The accused, however,  pleaded not guilty while their counsel, Mr Chris Omokhafe, prayed the court to grant bail to them.

Chief Magistrate Adesoji Adegboye  granted bail to each of the accused persons in the sum of N100,000 and one surety  in like sum who must be a civil servant.

He adjourned the case to Nov. 15  for further hearing.(NAN)


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