Man Rapes, Sodomises 10-Year-Old Girl In Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command on Monday, July 30, arraigned a 30-year-old man, Goddy Inyama, who allegedly sodomised a 10-year-old girl before an Ajegunle Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.
The defendant, who pleaded not guilty to the offence, is facing a three-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, unlawful touching of breast and penetrating the anus.
Iyama, who resides on Sogbesan Street, Ajegunle, in Apapa area of Lagos was docked before Magistrate O. M. Ajayi.
Speaking in court, the prosecutor, Inspector Augustine Ejembi, revealed that the defendant unlawfully and sexually touched a 10-year-old girl in her vagina on May 6 at 7p.m.
“Inyama sexually penetrated the anus, vagina and other parts of the victim’s body”, Vanguard quoted him as saying.
“He had sex with the girl through her anus and vagina and also touched her sexually without her consent.”
Ejembi said the offences were Punishable Under Sections 263 (1), 261 and 137, of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.
Magistrate Ajayi granted Inyama bail in the sum of N500,000, with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned till September 20 for Director of Public Prosecution’s (DPP) advice.