Prophet Docked For Allegedly Sodomizing 2 Teenage Boys
Justice Abiola Soladoye of Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Ikeja Lagos, today, ordered the remand of a clergy, Seyi Adelana in a correctional facility for allegedly sodomising two teenage boys (name withheld).
The judge ordered the remand of the prophet in a correctional facility after he was arraigned on two count charges brought against him by the State Government for allegedly assault sexually, an 18 and 17 years old boys (name withheld).
State counsel, Mrs Arinola Momoh-Ayokanbi, told court that the defendant committed the offences sometime in June 2018 to January 2019 in his residence at 11, Itumaro Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos.
The prosecution alleged that the defendant lured the boys with cash gifts before sexually assault them, by having anal sex with them.
According to the counsel, “the defendant sexually assaulted the first complainant, an 18-year-old makeup artist, from June to November 2018. And the second complainant, a 17-year-old trader was sexually assaulted from November 2018 to January 2019.”
She further told court that it was the second complainant that told his mother what happened which led to the arrest of the defendant.
His offence was contrary to Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2015.
Following his plea of not guilty to the charge, Justice Soladoye ordered that the defendant be remanded at a correctional center and subsequently adjourned trial to April 22, 2020.