Man, 35, arraigned for raping an 11 year old boy

A 35-year-old man, Prosper Oguchi, is facing a one-count charge in the Apapa Magistrate Court, Lagos, for allegedly raping a boy 24 years younger than he is.
The prosecutor, Friday Inedu, told the court that the accused on December 6, 2011 at 4th Avenue, ‘E’Close, House 7, Festac Town in Lagos, lured the boy and sexually assaulted the victim.
“Oguchi, forcefully had unnatural sexual assault on the boy through his anus,” the prosecutor said.
He said the offence contravenes Section 259 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos State, 2011.
However, the accused, pleaded not guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Amos Adeyemi, then granted the accused bail, in the sum of N100, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Mr. Adeyemi directed that the surety should show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.
The case was adjourned till May 23 for further hearing.

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