Court Remands Man For Allegedly Raping Friend’s Sister

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An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State today ordered that a 50-year-old man, Chidi Eze, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly raping his friend’s sister.

The Police had charged Eze, who resides in Iyana Ipaja area of the metropolis with rape.

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Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje gave the order following a motion moved by the Prosecution Counsel, DSP Kehinde Ajayi, that the matter be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, for legal advice.

The Magistrate who did not take the Eze’s plea, directed the prosecutor to duplicate the case file and send to the DPP for advice and adjourned the case until May 5, for further mention.

The prosecutor had earlier told the court that Eze committed the offence on March 13 at Rabiu Ajose Street, Isheri Osun, Lagos.

The offence contravened the provisions of Section 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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