A 14-year-old teenage boy, name withheld as been arraign in Ota Senior Magistrate’s Court in Ogun for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl, name withheld.
The accused who lives at No.6 Ifelodun Community, Oke –Are Atan, Ota is facing a charge on rape.
According to the prosecutor, Sergent Chudu Gbesi, the accused committed the offence on April 2, at 11.30a.m at his residence.
He said the accused had an unlawful carnal knowledge of the seven-year-old girl.
‘‘The offence contravened section 32 of the Child Right Law, Law of Ogun, 2006.” he said.
The accused however pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The senior Magistrate, Mr. S.O. Banwo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum. He added that the sureties must be closed relation of the accused while the other must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction
He adjourned the case till May 9 for hearing.