By Bola Kougbe
A bus conductor, Segun Awogbemi, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his landlady.
The 52-year-old suspect, a resident of Saidatu Street, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, alongside his accomplices, allegedly drugged and raped his victim at his apartment. The complainant woke up the next morning to discover she had been sexually assaulted.
The prosecutor, Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the offences contravened Sections 258 and 409 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge of conspiracy and rape preferred against him.
The presiding magistrate, Omolade Awope, granted the suspect a bail of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned till December 27, for hearing.