A 20-year-man, Promise Okon, who was caught by neighbours having sexual intercourse with a female goat, was on Thursday brought before an Egor Magistrates’ Court in Benin, Edo State..
Okon is facing one count-charge of having sexual intercourse against nature, but he pleaded not guilty.
The Prosecutor, Mr Osayomabo Omoruyi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Nov. 15, in Egor area of Benin.
According to Omoruyi the accused was caught having sexual intercourse with the goat by some neighbours, who arrested and took him to the police station.
The prosecutor said the offence went contrary to Section 214 (2) of the Criminal Law of Edo State.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Egho Braimah, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 with one surety in like sum.
Braimah, however, transferred the case to another magistrate court and adjourned the case to Dec 27.