Two friends have been ordered by an Ilorin Magistrate’s Court to be remanded for allegedly raping a teenager. Magistrate Monisola Kamson, instructed that Sodiq Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison Yard, Ilorin.
She adjourned the case until May 2 for further mention. The Prosecutor, Sgt.Gbenga Ayeni, disclosed to the court that the victim accompanied her friend to her boyfriend’s house where she was assaulted and gang-raped. Ayeni said that the defendants and one Korani, who is now at large, beat up the victim and raped her.
The defendants after the charge was read to them pleaded not guilty to the charges against them. The Prosecutor, said that the alleged offence contravened the sections 97 and 282 of the Penal Code Law. He pleaded the court to remand the accused persons in prison custody pending the completion of investigation.