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Court remands man for raping 16-year-old girl in Lagos

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A 25-year-old man, Ishaya Madaki, has been remanded in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a teenager in the Iyana Iba area of the state.

Magistrate Mrs E. Kubenje of an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court made the order after the arraignment of the defendant who is facing one-count bordering on rape.

The police, Olakunle Orebe, told the court that the defendant committed the offence between September and October 2022, adding that the defendant forcefully had sexual intercourse with the 16-year-old girl without her consent.

According to the prosecutor, the offence committed is punishable under Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The charge read, “That you, Ishaya Madaki, between September and October 2022 around 10 am at RS 139 Post Service Housing Estate, Iyana Iba, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did forcefully have sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old girl and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The case was adjourned till April 18, 2023, for mention.

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