Teenager arrested for raping his seven year-old neighbour

The police have arrested a 17 year-old boy, for raping his neighbor’s 7 year-old, at Idowu Fadeyi Street in Ayobo, Lagos.

The boy was caught by their neighbours and reported to the little girl’s parents, the parents then reported the assault to the police at Ayobo Division and he was arrested.

The matter was transferred to the Gender Section of the State Police Command for further investigation.

According to reports, the police found him culpable and charged him before the Ogba Magistrates court for rape and threatening to kill the victim.

When he was arraigned before the court, he pleaded not guilty.

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The prosecutor, Mr. Christopher John, informed the court that both the defendant and the victim were minors and asked the court to use its discretion to determine the next line of the action.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mr. Peter Nwaka, admitted the boy on bail with the sum N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He was remanded in custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 22nd October, 2018.

Source: PM News

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