So Sad : Man in court for allegedly raping his friend’s 10-year-old daughter
One Mr, Godwin Itta has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his friend’s 10-year-old daughter in Lagos state.
Itta, a factory worker who resides at Balogun Street, Orile Agege, Lagos, pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement preferred against him.
The prosecutor in charge of the case, Rafael Donny, told the court that Itta committed the offence on October 22 at Jibowu Street, Orile Agege, during a visit to his friend’s house.
He said: “The victim, a 10-year-old girl, was the only person the accused met at home. The accused pulled the girl on the floor and defiled her.’’
The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The Chief Magistrate, Badejo Okusanya granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000, with two sureties in like sum, as the case was adjourned to December 12 for mention.
Via Daily Post