56-Year-Old Man Remanded In Prison For Allegedly Trying To Rape 110 Year Old Woman In Ekiti
A 56-year-old man, Abraham Benjamin, who allegedly attempted to rape a 110-year-old woman in her home, has been ordered to remain behind bars.
An Ado Magistrates’ Court which gave the ruling, on Thursday, said the accused should remain in prison pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The magistrate, Taiwo Ajibade, directed that the case file be duplicated and a copy sent to the DPP for advice.
The Police Prosecutor, Caleb Leranmo, had told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 30 at No. 12, Igbehin St., in the state capital.
According to him, the accused attempted to rape a 110-year-old woman in her home.
Naija News understands that the offence contravened Section 359 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The case has been adjourned until May 22 for mention.