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Teenager rapes 35-year-old woman in Ekiti

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An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 19-year-old, John Julius, in prison custody for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman.

Police Prosecutor, Insp. Bayo Ajiboye, said the accused allegedly committed the offence on July 12 at Efon Alaaye-Ekiti.

The act occurred while the woman was on her way from the farm.

The accused also allegedly inflicted injuries on the victim, which led to her being hospitalised.

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Julius’s offence, the court heard, contravened Section 358 of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16,Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

The prosecutor told the court that he had forwarded a duplicate of the case file to the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), for legal advice.

In her ruling, Magistrate Modupe Afeniforo sent the accused to prison custody and adjourned the case till August 19 for further mention.

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