A 35-year-old, Chikezie Okwubie, accused of raping a 25 years old woman, was on yesterday, Friday Charge before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The Accused who is an engineer, lived at Abraham Adesanya Estate, Ajah, is charged of unlawful carnal knowledge.
The prosecutor, Ignatus Okeke, told the court that the offence was committed on September 14th at about 9.00 pm at the estate.
Mr Ignatus Okeke said the accused, a friend of the complainant, lured her to his apartment before molesting her.
He also said the offece contravened section 258 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. though the accused pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, granted Chikezie Okwubie bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in the like sum.
The case has been adjoured till 16th September pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions