A 25-year-old man, Triumph Okechukwu, was yesterday docked at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly detaining and capturing a nine-year-old boy with intent to cause him harm.
The accused is facing a two-count charge of capturing and detaining with intent to cause harm.
Okechukwu, however, pleaded innocence of the offences.
The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Folarin-Williams, granted the accused N100,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
She said that one of the sureties must be either the father or mother of the accused, and adjourned further hearing on the matter till January 13, 2017.