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Elderly man in court for Valentine's Day rape, fraud

19 March 2014, 22:43

Lagos - A 62-year-old man of raping and defrauding his victim of N10 million.

Clement Chukwu has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates Court for allegedly raping one Samaria Danlandi.

The police alleged that Chukwu and others at large tricked the victim on the 11th February 2014 into parting with her several amount totaling about N10million under the pretence that they would double the money for her.

The police also alleged that Chukwu and his accomplice later raped the victim at a location in Okokomaiko area of Lagos.

The charge preferred against the defendant reads, “That you Clement Chukwu 'm' and others now at large on February 11, 2014 at about 20:30hrs at the Ikeja magisterial district did steal the sum of ten million naira (10 000.00) property of one Samaria Danladi.”

It added, “That you Clement Chukwu and others now at large on the same date and time and place in the magisterial district did have unlawful canal knowledge of one Samaria Danladi 'f' by means of fraud.”

The alleged crime according to the police is punishable under Section 258 (2) and 312 of the Criminal Law of Lagos state of Nigeria (2011).
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

He was granted bail to the sum of N5million with two sureties.

Presiding Magistrate, Eniola Fabanwo subsequently adjourned the matter until April 28 for trial.

- CAJ News

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