A 29-year-old man, Sabitu Akilo, was yesterday arraigned before an Ibadan Chief Magistrate’s Court, Iyaganku, for raping an 11-year- old girl.
Police Prosecutor Adewale Amos alleged that the accused person committed the offence on December 7, at Olodo area, Ibadan, where he forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of the girl.
Amos said that by so doing, you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 218 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Vol. II Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
However, the Magistrate, Mrs. Fatima Badrudeen, remanded him at the Agodi prisons and adjourned the case to January 18, 2012, for hearing.