Bright Uwalaka, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old girl and impregnated her, was on Friday charged before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
A 22-year-old who resides at 10, Hassan St., Ajangbadi, Lagos State, pleaded not guilty to the count charge of defilement.
Sergeant Anthonia Osayande, the Prosecutor told the court that the accused committed the offence at 10, Hassan St., Ajangbadi, Lagos State, at about 6.00p.m. On October 19, 2016.
Sergeant Osayande said the accused, who was living in the same area with the girl, called her to his parents’ apartment and had unlawful had sexual intercourse with her and impregnated her.
The Sergeant said the offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.
The Chief Magistrate, Ipaye Nwachukwu granted the accused N500, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
She said the sureties should be gainfully employed and one of the sureties must be a civil servant.
Nwachukwu said both sureties should provide evidence of tax payments and their addresses verified.
The case was adjourned to March 14, pending advice from the Department of Public Prosecution.