Two men, Peter Ugbe, 32, and Hamed Alao, 25, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for the alleged gang rape of a 20-year-old girl inside the bush.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told the court that the accused persons and one other still at large, committed the offence on March 18, at Cele Bus-Stop, Iju-Ishaga, a Lagos Suburb.
“It was a passer-by who heard her shouting for help from the bush and alerted other people. Ugbe and Alao were apprehended, ” Eruada told the court.
He said that the offence contravened sections 260, 411 and 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 260 prescribes life imprisonment for offenders upon conviction.
The Magistrate, Mrs Dan Oni, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50,000 each with two sureties in like sum.