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By Ikenna Amadi

A 30 -year-old old man, Ahmed Matunma, is facing the law after being charged with the death through rape of a 13-year-old girl, Dupe Lawrenny.

Matuuma will remain in custody after being so remanded by the Chief magistrate.

The prosecutor, Olusegun Elisha, disclosed to the court that the accused person committed the offence on November 17 at about 8 a.m. around Ifetedo area, Mofoworade village within Osogbo magisterial district.

He claimed the offence contravened Sections 221(1) and 319(1) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 vol. 11 Laws of Osun, 2003.

The plea of the defendant was not taken as the magistrate, Mrs. Habibat Basiru, ordered that the accused person be remanded in custody.

The case was adjourned to January 22, 2018, for hearing.

Author: Cerebral Lemon