Two friends who allegedly gang-raped and filmed a teenager have been remanded in prison by a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun State on Wednesday, January 6.
The police charged Oluwadamilare Oyeniyi,30, and Okoriji Emmanuel,30, with two counts of conspiracy and rape.
The State Counsel, Oluwole Ayede told the court that the duo committed the offence on December 12, 2020 at their residence in Sango Ota area of Ogun.
Ayede alleged that Oyeniyi and Emmanuel conspired and raped the victim. He also alleged that Oyeniyi and Emmanuel were caught making a video recording of their crime.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 358 and 516 of Vol.1 Criminal Code Vol.1,Laws of Ogun, 2006.
The magistrate Shotunde Shotayo, who did not take the plea of Oyeniyi and Emmanuel, ordered the police to return the case file to the Ogun Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.
Shotayo adjourned the matter until March 5.
You may be interested
Nigeria confirms 1,867 new COVID-19 cases, total now 107,345admin - January 15, 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections…
Heirs Holdings expands oil and gas portfolio, acquires 45% of OML 17 from Shell, Total, ENIadmin - January 15, 2021
Heirs Holdings, the leading African strategic investor, in partnership with affiliated company, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest…