Badagry (Lagos State) – A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday slammed a N2 million bail on 34-year-old Komra Messa, accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 29-year-old lady.
Messa, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of rape, unlawfully touch and assault.
He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Lazarus Hotepo, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N2 million with two sureties in like sum.
Hotepo said that the sureties must be gainfully employed and one of them should be a traditional ruler.
The case has been adjourned till April 26, for hearing.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Ade Adeosun, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on March 13, at 11.00 p.m. at GoldenGlo Street, Imeke, Badagry, Lagos.
Adeosun said that the accused unlawfully had sexually intercourse with Omolade Adeosun, 29, without her consent.
“The accused also penetrated sexually with his penis, the vagina of the complainant without her consent.
“Messa also assaulted the complainant by sexually touching her without her consent.
“The offences contravene sections 260, 261 and 263 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, as amended,’’ the prosecutor said. (NAN)