Three teenagers were detained yesterday by Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kirikiri prison following their formal charging for suspecting gang-raping a teenage girl.

They are  Peter Joseph, 19 years,Wasiu Lawal, 18 years and Tosin Taoreed, 18 years, who are living in Ikate, Ajah, Lagos State.This was reported to reporters.

It was reported by Prosecutor Benson Emuerhi that the offence was committed on November 18 at exactly 11pm, at Eyiwuawi Street, Ikate, Lagos State.

Prosecutor Benson Emuerhi alleged that the 18-year-old girl, who was sent on an errand by her uncle, was on her way home when she was atttacked by the trio.

“When the girl was going home after delivering the message, she met the accused, who forcefully dragged her inside a workshop"

“The accused covered her mouth so that her cries would not be heard and gang-raped her,” Prosecutor Emuerhi alleged.

He reported that after the assault, the girl went home crying and informed her uncle about what happened.

“The case was reported at the police station and the accused were arrested,” Prosecutor Benson Emuerhi further said.

Olufunke Sule-Amzat, the Chief Magistrate refused to grant them bail application and commanded that they should be kept in custody.

The case has been postponed till January 21 by Sule-Amzat.

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