Footballer, 20, in court over alleged sodomy



A 20-year-old man, Innocent Adewale, was arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ , over alleged sexual assault a 13-year-old boy.

The defendant, a footballer, who resides at .4, Ojulowo St., Anifowosey, Ikeja, is being tried for sexual assault a boy.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the that the was committed between September 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018, at the defendant’s residence.

Ogu said that the boy, is one the boys that the defendant was coaching.

“The accused was caught by his neighbour while he was sexually molesting the boy through the anus.

“The case was to the police station and it was that the boy said that the accused had been molesting him last year, “he said.

The contravened Section 261 the Criminal Law Lagos State, 2015.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Akanni, granted the defendant in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Akanni adjourned the case until Feb. 26 for mention. (NAN)