Man lures 11-year-old girl to market place, rapes her
The Senior Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya, also asked the accused to produce two sureties as part of the bail condition. Adekomaiya said the sureties must be gainfully employed and should show evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.
“The accused was caught by a man, who saw him having carnal knowledge of the girl. “The man immediately rescued the girl and called some market women to help her.
“The accused was badly beaten up by an angry mob, before the police came by to arrest him,” Elibeh said. The prosecutor said the offences contravened Section 137 and 263 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. Section 137 prescribes life imprisonment for child rape. The Magistrate adjourned the case till Aug. 31, for mention.