By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti
A 27-year-old man, Taiwo Olatunde, was on Tuesday arraigned earlier than an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court docket over alleged defilement of two youngsters.
The defendant of no fastened handle was introduced earlier than Chief Justice of the Peace, Mrs Adefumike Anoma, on on a rely cost bordering on rape.
The prosecutor, Inspector Monica Ikebuilo, instructed the courtroom the defendant dedicated the offence on June 9 in Ado-Ekiti.
She alleged the defendant defiled a 13-year-old and 14-year-old lady.
Ikebuilo stated the 2 victims have been pals, and the defendant, a tailor promised them to sow a nostril masks for them.
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She added when the victims acquired to his home, he locked the door and threatened to kill them with a knife in the event that they shouted, stating he defiled them one after the opposite, however was caught within the act with the intervention of his neighbour.
She stated the offence contravened Part 2 (2) of Ekiti State Gender Based mostly Violence (prohibition) Amended Legislation 2019.
The prosecutor urged the courtroom to remand the defendant within the Correctional Centre pending authorized recommendation from the workplace of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The plea of the defendant was not taken.
Chief Justice of the Peace, Anoma, consequently remanded the defendant on the Correctional Centre and adjourned the case till July 27 for point out.