Court remands cattle rearer for ‘raping’ housewife

A 54-year-old cattle seller, Lateef Ogidiolu, charged with obtaining three cows worth N750,000 each under false pretences, was on Tuesday docked in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Magistrate Aminat Issa of an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a 25-year-old cattle rearer, Hassan Namusa, in Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a housewife at gunpoint.

The incident was recorded in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara.

The defendant was arraigned on a count charge of rape which contravened Section 283 of Penal Code Law.

Issa listened and acquiesced to the Prosecutor, Insp. Issa Abubakar’s plea for the remand of the defendant and adjourned the case to July 14 for further mention.

Earlier, the prosecuting police officer told the court that the defendant, while armed with a dummy gun, waylaid and raped his victim, a housewife, at Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara.

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Abubakar urged the court to remand the defendant pending further investigation.

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