A 25-year-old man, Benjamin Ibehmonic, on Friday appeared in a Makurdi Magistrate’s Court for alleged rape of a 13-year-old boy through his anus.
The Prosecutor, Cpl. Omaye Ujata, told the court that one Christian Ornguga of No. 39 Off Vandeikya Street, High-Level Makurdi, reported the case at B Division Police Station.
Uajta said that Ibehmonic of the same address raped the informant’s younger brother through the anus while he was coming back from an errand.
She told the court that the complainant told the police that he sent the victim to buy him recharge card.
The prosecutor said that Ornguga told the police that the accused called him into his room, tied his mouth, legs, hands and had sexual intercourse with him through his anus.
The accused was arrested during police investigation and he voluntarily confessed to the crime.
She said that investigation into the matter had been completed and applied for a date for hearing.
The prosecutor said the offences contravened Section 284 of the Penal Code and the accused admitted committing the offence.
The Magistrate, Ibrahim Mohammed, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N20, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Mohammed said that the surety must reside within Makurdi town, and adjourned the case till Nov. 23, for hearing.