On Monday, 30-year old Hammed Abubakar, was taken before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly forcefully having sexual intercourse with his 18-year-old girlfriend.
Abubakar is facing a two-count charge of forceful sexual intercourse and assault.
The Prosecutor in charge of the case, Sgt. Kehinde Olatunde, told the court that the offences were committed by the accused on Dec. 12 at No. 8, Adeshina St., Ajangbadi, a suburb of Lagos.
According to the prosecutor, the accused had forced himself on 18-year-old Damilola Obasa in a bid to have sexual intercourse with her. He added that the victim sustained injuries to her head, right hand and vagina during the act.
The offences contravened Sections 171 and 258 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Folarin-Williams, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to Jan. 18 for mention.