An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of three men- Samuel Farotimi, Sunday Ajimoko and Tayo Ilugbo, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.
The defendants- Farotimi, 27, Ajimoko, 40 and Ilugbo, 30, whose addresses were not provided, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape.
The Magistrate, Mrs. Dolapo Akosile, ordered that the three men should be remanded in prison until the next adjourned date.
Akosile adjourned the case until March 14, for mention.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on Jan. 29, at about 9.00.p.m. at Odo- Ado-Ekiti.
Akinwale said the accused persons conspired among themselves and raped the minor while she was coming back from an errand.
According to him, the offences contravened Sections 33 and 31(2) of the Child’s Right Law of Ekiti State Cap C7.