By Omotayo Iyanda, Akure
Ondo State Police Command has arraigned a 24-year old farmer, Haruna Mohammed for allegedly raping a 50-year old woman, Ibukun Akinlo.
Haruna was arraigned before an Akure Magistrate Court on a one count charge of rape.
The accused persons was said to have committed the offence on July 8, 2020 along Lalepa/Akinfosile road at Igbotako in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
According to the police prosecutor, Augustine Omhenimhen, the offence was punishable under section 358 of the Criminal Code, CAP 37 Volume 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.
Omhenihen urged the court to remand the accused person, pending legal advice from the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The accused person’s plea was not taken.
The Magistrate, Rasheedat Yakubu, ordered the accused person to be remanded in the custody of the state Criminal Investigation Department, pending legal advice from Director of Public Prosecution (DPP.)