A 22-year-old man, Sunday Ogaji, was on Friday dragged before the Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a she-goat to death.
The police charged Ogaji with ”unnatural offence” after he raped the she-goat and it died on the spot.
The prosecution counsel, Sgt.Olubu Apata, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 4 at about 2. 30 p.m at Basiri area in Ado-Ekiti.
The prosecutor asked the court for adjournment to enable him present his witnesses.
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty and his counsel, Mr Timi Omotosho, prayed the court to admit his client in the most liberal terms.
Magistrate Kehinde Awosika admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum. He adjourned the case until March 31 for hearing.
This is coming barely one week after police arrested a man who was caught red-handed having sex with a pregnant goat in an uncompleted building in Ekiti State.