Thursday, January 16, 2020

25-year old man remanded for r.a.p.i.n.g mentally challenged girl in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan yesterday ordered that a 25-year-old man Momodu Okunola who allegedly r3ped a mentally challenged girl, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

The police charged Momodu, who lives in Omi – Adio, Ibadan, with r3pe.

Ogunkanmi who ordered that Momodu be remanded in Agodi Correctional Centre, also ordered that the case file be returned to the Director of Public Prosecution ( DPP).

She adjourned the matter until Feb. 7 , for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Sikiru Opaleye, told the court that on Jan. 8, at about 11: 30a.m., Momodu allegedly r3ped a mentally challenged woman.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 218 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol .II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.