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Exxonmobil engineer accused of raping 14-year-old girl

15 January 2016, 16:05

Lagos - 42-year-old James Onuoha was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in the Ajah area of Lagos State, Punch reports.

The suspect was arraigned by the Zone 2 Police Command on four counts of rape and indecent assault.

Onuoha who was the landlord of the house, was said to have visited the victim’s guardian and engaged the 14-year-old in a conversation after which he allegedly raped her.

Also read: Man accused of defiling neigbour’s 3-year-old daughter

He was later arrested after the matter was reported at the Lamgbasa Police Division before it was transferred to the Zone 2 Police Command.

The Chief Magistrate, O.A. Ogunbowale admitted him to bail in the sum of N2m with two sureties in like sum, adding that he should be remanded in the Kirikiri Prison pending the perfection of his bail.

Read more at Punch

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