An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 21- year-old tricyclist, Micheal Sude, at Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a teenage girl.
The defendant, a tricyclist, who resides at 2, Akinola Awofeso Street, Bariga, Lagos State, is facing a one-count charge of rape.
Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Oct. 18 pending the advice of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The Police Prosecutor, SPL Raji Akeem, told the court that the offence was committed on Aug. 21 at Powerline, Sholuyi, Gbagada, Lagos.
Akeem said the victim, a 14-year-old girl, boarded a tricycle to take her to her house, but the defendant took her to another location and raped her.
He said the offence contravened section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.