Chibuike Israel,a 28 year–old pastor, was arraigned yesterday before an Ejigbo Magistrate's Court in Lagos,for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge and stealing the sum of N250.
The accused, who resides at the Ijegun area of Lagos, is facing three-count charge of sexual assault, stealing and obtaining by false pretences.
The prosecutor, Cpl. Femi Adeleye, told the court that the accused committed the offences sometime in August at 4, Ojorubutu St; Kudeyibu, Ijegun, Lagos.
Adeleye said the accused unlawfully had sex with his victim (name withheld), when she was nine months pregnant for another man. He added that the accused also unlawfully obtained N250 from her under false pretence. The offences contravene Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate of the court, Mr P. E. Nwaka, granted the accused bail in the and adjourned the case to February 10th, 2014