Ekiti man remanded until Christmas Eve on suspicion of rape and kidnapping

Ekiti man remanded until Christmas Eve on suspicion of rape and kidnapping


A magistrate court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the remand of a suspect, Tolu Lawal (27), who is in a correctional center on suspicion of attempted kidnapping and rape.

The prosecutor, Inspector Akinwale Oriyomi, told the court that these offenses are punishable under sections 280 and 268 of the Ekiti State Penal Code, 2021.

The prosecutor further noted that the motion for remand was supported by a six-paragraph affidavit and statements from the victim and the defendant.

He added that duplicate case files had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.

Magistrate Bankole Oluwasanmi ordered the defendant to be remanded for one month and adjourned the case until December 24, 2023.

Source: dailypost.ng

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