Benin - An Egor Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Wednesday
granted bail in the sum of N250,000 each to two accused persons for alleged
rape of an 18-year-old girl.
The two accused persons, kelvin Ogiede, 24, and Bamidele
Ighele, 25, are facing a two-count charge bordering on rape.
The Magistrate, Mrs Igho Braimoh, admitted them to bail
after they pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Braimoh ordered the accused persons to produce a surety each
in like sum.
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She said that the sureties must be a civil servant on grade
level 15 and above, and adjourned the case till Dec. 7 for hearing.
Prosecutor Osayomwanbor Omoruyi had told the court that the
accused persons committed the offence on Oct. 23, at Ighoshodin Secondary
School Area of Benin.
Omoruyi said that the accused persons conspired among
themselves and unlawfully had carnal knowledge of the victim without her
The offences contravened sections 516 and 358 of the
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