A 22-year-old man, Subaru Folawiyo, who allegedly connived with others to gang-r*ped his 25-year-old girlfriend, has been granted bail..
The 22 year old, who was on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos and resides in Surulere area of Lagos, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of conspiracy and r*pe, with the others still on the run,.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Ibijoke Akinpelu, told the court that the accused with others still at large committed the offences on April 4 at about 3.52 p.m. at Block 4, Flat 2, Off Bello Road, Surulere.
Akinpelu alleged that Folawiyo and his accomplices gang-raped the girl. He said the accused was later apprehended after the girl reported the case at the Police Station.
The offences, according to the prosecutor, contravene Sections 260 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The Magistrate, Mrs.A.F. Adeeyo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until May 31 for trial.