A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday remanded six students of Lagelu Grammar School at Agugu Police Station over an alleged rape of a female student.
The students- Akeem Abe, 17; Olaiya Faruq, 16; Kazeem Awal, 16; Ajao Waris, 17; Alamu Boluwatife, 17 and Dauda Mubarak, 17 are facing trial for conspiracy and rape.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court did not take the plea of the defendants.
ASP Sunday Ogunremi, who is the prosecutor, told the court that the defendants conspired to indecently assault the female student.
He alleged that the defendants on November17, around 6.00pm at Lagelu Grammar School had unlawful carnal knowledge of the female student.He said the offences contravened Sections 360 and 517 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
Mr. Taiwo Oladiran, the Chief Magistrate in his ruling, ordered the students to be remanded at Agugu Police Station instead of a correctional centre because they were all minors.
He subsequently adjourned the matter till Friday, December 6 for mention.