A driver who dragged a 13-year-old Junior Secondary School JSS 2 girl into a toilet located in her mother’s shop and raped her, has been remanded in prison and may be sentenced to life imprisonment.
Dr An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that the driver, Wale Oladeji, 30, be remanded in Agodi Prison pending legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution.
The police charged Oladeji, of No 27, Itamaya Oke – Ado, Ibadan, with defilement.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olabisi Ogunkanmi, did not take the plea of the defendant and adjourned the case until May 17 for mention.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Sikiru Opaleye, told the court that Oladeji on March 28, at about 4 p.m. raped a 13-year-old Junior Secondary School II student.
He said that the victim was raped in the toilet in her mother’s shop.
Opaleye said that the victim’s mother, reported the matter at the State CIID, Iyaganku, Ibadan.
He also said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 218 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, VolI, Law of Oyo State, 2000.
The defendant is liable to life imprisonment if found guilty of defilement.