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Man, 47, in court over alleged rape of minor

A 47-year-old unemployed man, Dare Shodeke, who allegedly defiled an 11-year-old girl, was on Monday arraigned in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Shodeke , who resides at No.10 Abule Oluwa Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos is a facing a charge of rape. The plea of the accused was, however, not taken.
The Magistrate, Mrs. M.B. Folami ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case till Jan. 28 for hearing.
Earlier the prosecutor, Insp. Richard Odijie, said the accused committed the offence on Jan. 3 at about 4:00p.m.
He alleged that the accused was caught by a neighbour who heard the victim screamed from Shodeke’s apartment. Odijie said the offence contravened Section 135 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

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