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The accused abducted his neighbour’s 14-year-old
daughter for three days in his apartment and unlawfully
had sexual intercourse with her several times.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded
45-year-old Santana Obend, charged with rape of a
minor at Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered the
remand of the accused in prison pending the
determination of his bail application on Sept. 18, 2015.
The accused, a security man who lives at 9, Ajegunle
Close, Isheri, a suburb of Lagos, was accused of
abducting and raping his neighbour’s 14-year-old
daughter.
He is facing a two-count charge of abduction and rape.
The police prosecutor, Sgt. Jimah Isegede, had told the
court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 7,
2015, at his residence.

“The accused abducted his neighbour’s 14-year-old
daughter for three days in his apartment and unlawfully
had sexual intercourse with her several times.
“All effort for the victim’s parents to see their daughter
proved abortive until she was sighted by another
neighbour in the apartment of the accused,” he said.
According to Isegede, the offence contravened Sections
141(1) and 258(1) of the Criminal Code of Lagos State,
2011.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The chief magistrate adjourned the case to Sept. 18,
2015.