An Ado Ekiti Magistrate’s Court has ordered that three men be remanded in prison for allegedly gang-raping a 14-year-old girl.
the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), adjourned the case until March 14, for mention.
The trio, Samuel Farotimi (27), Sunday Ajimoko (40) and Sunday Ilugbo (30) were arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for allegedly taking turns to sexually assault the girl.
The accused are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape.
Police prosecutor, Sergeant Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the
accused men committed the offence at about 9.00pm on January 29 at Odo Ado area of Ado-Ekiti.
He said the accused men conspired among themselves and raped the
victim while coming back from an errand.
The prosecutor noted that the offences contravened Sections 33 and 31 (2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State Cap C7.