A 48-YEAR-OLD, Richard
Akinsiku, who allegedly lured a
minor with biscuit to his apartment
before raping her, was on Friday
brought before a Surulere Chief
Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Akinsiku, who lives at No. 2,
Fawole Lane in Obanikoro area of
Lagos, is facing a charge of rape.
According to the prosecutor, Cpl.
Osayande Anthonia, the accused
committed the offence at about
5.00 p.m. in May 9 at his apartment.
She said the accused allegedly
enticed the nine-year-old cotenant’s
daughter with biscuit and
raped her in his living room.
She said the incident was
reported at Pedro Police Station,
while the accused was immediately
The offence contravened Section
137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos
State, 2011.
The accused denied the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs
Ekpaye Nwachukwu, in his ruling,
granted the accused bail in the sum
of N200, 000 with one surety in like
She said the surety must produce
evidence of tax payment to the
state government as part of the bail
condition. The case was adjourned
to August 2 for mention

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