A prophet of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Seyi Adelana, was on Tuesday brought before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly sodomising two teenage boys.
Adelana, a resident at No. 11, Itumaro St., Igbobo, Ikorodu, is facing a two-count charge bordering on sexual assault, he, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The state prosecutor, Mrs Arinola Momoh-Ayokanbi, Adelana told the court that the suspect committed the offences from June 2018 to January 2019 at his residence.
Momoh-Ayokanbi further stated that the defendant lured the teenage boys to his house with cash gifts before he sexually assaults them.
“The defendant sexually assaulted the complainants (names withheld) by having anal sex with them.”
“He sexually assaulted the first complainant, an 18-year-old makeup artist, from June to November 2018.”
“The second complainant, a 17-year-old trader was sexually assaulted from November 2018 to January 2019.”
The prosecutor revealed that the defendant was apprehended after the second complainant told his mother what had happened.
The offences contravene Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2015.
Justice Abiola Soladoye ordered that the defendant be remanded at a correctional centre, then adjourned the case until April 22, for trial.