A 30-year-old native doctor, Lucky Okon, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates court sitting in Lagos for allegedly molesting a 25-year-old woman for days and swindling her of N800,000.

Okon, who resides on Ajasa Command Road, Ipaja area of the state was arraigned before Magistrate J.A Adigun on a two-count charge. Testifying against the accused, the prosecutor, Sergeant Godwin Awazie, told the court that the native doctor committed the offences on March 14 on Abesan Housing Estate, Ipaja.

Awazie said, “The accused accosted the complainant on her way from work. “He hypnotized her with a substance suspected to be charm, and asked her to give him her N800,000, which she did and he raped her for days.

“It was when the complainant regained her senses that she reported the case to the police, and the accused was arrested.” Awazie said that the offences contravened Sections 260 and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised).

However, when the charges were read, the 30-year-old pleaded not guilty. Consequently, the Magistrate granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Adigun adjourned until June 29 for mention.

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