Court remands two friends for gang raping 19 year–old girl

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An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court ordered that two friends, who allegedly raped a 19-year-old girl be remanded in prison.

Magistrate Monisola Kamson, ordered that Sodiq  Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison Yard, Ilorin.

She then adjourned the case until May 2 for further mention.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Gbenga Ayeni, informed the court that the victim accompanied her friend to her boyfriend’s house where she was assaulted and gang-raped.

Sgt Ayeni said that the defendants and one Korani, who is now at large, beat up the victim and raped her. After the charge was read to them, the defendants 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.

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