Man allegedly rapes 85-year-old stepmother in Ekiti


An Ekiti State Magistrate Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has ordered the remand of the duo of Durodola Kayode (M)64 and Owajulu Tobi (M) 29 for rape in separate charges.

Durodola Kayode was charged for allegedly raping his 85-year-old step mother in Ayetoro Ekiti while Owajulu Tobi allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl in Emure Ekiti.

Mag. E.M Salau granted the remand order as requested by the prosecutor, Insp Adejare Elijah, to allow him forwarded their duplicate case file to office of the Public Prosecution for legal advice.

According to the charge sheet, the offences were committed on 13th and 15th of June, 2021 respectively when the defendants raped the victims without their consent contrary to and punishable under section 358 of Criminal Code Cap C16 Laws of Ekiti state 2012.

The matters were adjourned to 5/7/21 for mention.

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