October 20, 2015

Court remands man, 25, for allegedly raping minor

Court remands man, 25, for allegedly raping minor


The Modakeke Chief Magistrate’s Court has remanded a 25-year-old man, Kabiru Daramola, in prison custody for alleged rape of an 11-year-old girl, in Modakeke-Ife. Daramola was arraigned on a four-count charge of gross indecency, impersonation, procurement of minor and unlawful sexual intercourse.

Prosecutor Ona Glory said the offence was committed on Sept 26, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at N0 5, Oke_Owu Street, Modakeke, in Ife East Area Office of Osun. Glory said the offence contravened Sections 31 (1) (2), 360, 361 and 484 of State Child’s Right Laws.

She said that the accused paraded himself as a police officer and had carnal knowledge of the under-aged without her consent. The accused pleaded not guilty to the four-count charges.

In her ruling, the Senior Magistrate Bose Awosan, ordered that the accused be remanded in Ile-Ife Prison. Awosan adjourned the case till Nov. 23, for hearing.