The Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan has ordered a herdsman, Abubakar Likita, to be custody at Agodi Prisons for  reportedly raping a married woman for know reason.

Also Senior Magistrate Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, who gave the order, ruled that Likita, who is 19 years old should be remanded, pending an advice from the Oyo State director of public prosecutions. Adetuyibi adjourned the case till October 5 for mention.

Rape The accused, who rears cattle around Idiya Village in Ile-Ido, Ibadan is being tried on a charge of having unlawful carnal knowledge of a married woman. The plea of the accused was not taken.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Olalekan Adegbite, told court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 14 at about 5 pm. at Idiya Village. Adegbite He also said that On the fateful day, the woman was in her farm when Likita attacked her from behind.

“The attack resulted in the woman sustaining some injury at the back of her forehead and neck where the accused held her.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 357, punishable under Section 358 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol.38, Vol. II Laws of Oyo State 2000.

For Abubakar Likita, the 19 years old to be in custody at Agodi Prisons for  reportedly raping a married woman.


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