For allegedly raping a teenager, a trader, Akeem Omole, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The accused who resides at 35, Olaleye Street, Oko-Oba, Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is facing one count of rape.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Simeon Inuoha, told the court that the offence was committed at the residence of the accused.
Inuoha said that the accused called the victim, a 16-year-old girl, into his room under the pretence of sending her on an errand.
“The accused shut the door at her and raped her,’’ he said.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O Osunsanmi, granted the accused N300, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
Osunsanmi adjourned the case to Jan. 31, 2017 for mention.