25-yr-old man pleads guilty to abducting, raping physically-challenged girl

The accused abducted a 16-year-old physically challenged girl for 14 days and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her during the period, he said.

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The accused is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, abduction and unlawful carnal knowledge.

The accused, however, admitted to the charge.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin had told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 13 at about 1.00 p.m. at New Motor Park, Ojota, on the outskirts of Lagos.

The offence contravened Sections 137, 144,  and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 137 provides life imprisonment for offenders.

The Chief Magistrate, A.T. Elias adjourned the case until May 17 for facts and sentence.

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