For allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld), a
62-year-old, Mr. John Osunade, has been remanded in prison custody by an
Osogbo Magistrate’s Court. The charge sheet read in court on Tuesday accused Osunade of
perpetrating the act on May 27, 2012, at his residence in Tonkere
village, Gbongan town in Ayedaade Local Government Area, Osun State.
When his plea was taken, the accused pleaded not guilty to the one-count of rape. Defence prosecutor, Mr. Reginald Ngwu, urged the court to admit the
accused to bail, adding that Osunade remained innocent until the
contrary was proved in court.