A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital has on Monday ordered that two friends, who allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman be remanded in prison.
Naija News reports that the names of the defendants were given as Sodiq Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad.
The presiding judge, Magistrate Monisola Kamson, ordered that Sodiq Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison Yard in Ilorin. She, however, adjourned the case until May 2 for further mention.
The Prosecutor, Sgt.Gbenga Ayeni, said to the court that the victim accompanied her friend to her boyfriend’s house where she was assaulted and gang-raped.
After the charge was read to them, the defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.
The Prosecutor said that the alleged offence contravened sections 97 and 282 of the Penal Code Law.
Ayeni urged the court to remand the accused persons in prison custody pending the completion of the investigation.