Man docked for alleged sodomy in Ibadan

Man docked for alleged sodomy in Ibadan

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Published By: Isa Isawade

A 42-year-old man, Victor Adenegan was on Wednesday docked in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, for allegedly sodomising two men.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defendant, Adenegan who resides in the Moniya area in Ibadan was charged with sodomy and attempted sodomy.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. O. Ogunkanmi, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Ogunkanmi said one of the sureties must be a relation of the defendant while the second surety must be a landed property owner with survey and building plans registered with the Oyo State government.

She adjourned the matter until May 2 for hearing.

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Earlier, the Police prosecutor, Insp Sikiru Opaleye told the court that the defendant on Jan. 14, 2021, at his residence allegedly sodomised two men aged 20 and 28

The prosecutor also alleged that the defendant attempted to sodomise 28 and 40-year-old men.

Opaleye said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 214 and 215 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

If the defendant is found guilty, the punishment is 14 years imprisonment and seven years imprisonment on section 215.


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