The Police on Thursday charged a 29-year old man, Goodwill Onyentorochi, before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for an alleged attempted kidnap of a nine-year old girl.
The prosecutor, ASP Godwin Eze, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 21 at Olomometa, Sea-beach in Osolu Kingdom, Ojo, Lagos State.
Eze said “the accused attempted to kidnap one Fatima Kugbelu by using N10 to entice the 9-year old girl.”
He said that a police patrol team, however, arrested the accused as he tried to escape with the girl.
Eze said the offence contravened Section 404 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mr Taslimi Shomade, granted Onyentorochi bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties each in like sum.
Shomade adjourned the case till July 11, for mention.