According to a report by Leadership Newspapers, a 38-year-old auto mechanic, Michael Bonoba has been arraigned for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
“The accused threatened the complainant with a knife in order to have s3x with her,â€ the prosecutor, Soji Ojaokomo told the Apapa Chief Magistrateâ€™s Court in Lagos.
He said the accused who resides at Ijegun area of Satelite Town, lured the girl into his apartment with the intent of having carnal knowledge of her.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened section 56 and 137 of the Criminal Code, Lagos State, 2011.
Section 137 stipulates life imprisonment for convicted offenders.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted the accused bail for N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
N50,000 bail for rape? Hmmmm! Interesting!