Court remands 23-year-man for attempting to rape 40-year-old woman

August 14, 2021
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Court remands 23-year-man for attempting to rape 40-year-old woman

Posted by News Express | 14 August 2021 | 186 times

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An Iyaganku Family Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday ordered that a 23-year-old man, Joshua Oduola, who attempted to rape a 40-year-old woman be remanded in Abolongo Correctional facility.

The police had charged Oduola with attempted rape.

Chief Magistrate S. H. Adebisi, who did not take plea of Oduola, for lack of jurisdiction to hear the matter, ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

He adjourned the matter until September 6, for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Gbemisola Adedeji told the court that Oduola on August 4, at about 5.30 pm at first gate, Owode area, Apata, allegedly attempted to rape a 40-year-old woman.

Adedeji said Oduola attacked the woman on her way to church along a bushy path.

He said the woman reported the matter at the Apata Police Station.

The offence, he said contravened the provisions of Section 359 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State, 2000. (Vanguard)

Source: News Express


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