A 23-year-old mechanic, Sani Haruna, was on Wednesday docked at a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 16-year-old girl.
Haruna of Katampe II Mpape, Abuja was charged for an act of indecency.
The Prosecution Counsel, Edwin Ochayi, told the court that on Dec. 27, 2019 the complainant Munattawu Chidinma reported the matter to the police.
According to him, the complainant reported that the defendant lured one Alamezie Chiamaka into his room and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her which led to her bleeding through the vagina.
Ochayi said the offence contravened the provisions of section 283 of the Penal Code.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Judge, Mr Salihu Ibrahim, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000, with one reliable and reasonable surety in like sum.
He adjourned the case till Jan. 29, for hearing.