A 35-year-old man identified as Kehinde, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State, for allegedly raping a physically-challenged girl which name was withheld.
Kehinde, who lives at Abule Isale, Ilogbo Road, Ota was brought before Chief Magistrate Mrs A.O on a count charge of rape.
The Prosecutor, Insp.E.O. Adaraloye alleged that the defendant committed the offence at his residence about 10.30 p.m. on February 12.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 360 of the Criminal Code Vol.1, 2006.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adeyemi, granted the defendant N50,000 bail charges with two sureties in like sum.
Adeyemi also ordered that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with an evidence of tax payment to the Ogun Government.
After hearing , she adjourned the case to June 19 for trial.