A 33-year-old man named Itodo Stephen stands a clear chance of being sent to jail if found guilty of allegation of rape. He has been charged to court for reportedly having an indecent assault and unlawful carnal knowledge of a mentally deranged 20 year old woman in the Oshodi area of Lagos state.
Stephen was caught redhanded by a neighbour who raise alarm about the act. The case was reported to police at the Makinde Division of Oshodi which led to Stephen’s arrest. Stephen admitted at the police station that he slept with her but according to him, what he did wasn’t an act of rape.
While in court, Stephen pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him and the court granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.
The case was further adjourned for hearing.
Meanwhile, Stephen was remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri pending when he will perfect his bail condition.