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25-Year-Old Man Arraigned For Raping 4 Underage Boys in Anambra



By Luchee Igwe

A 25-year-old man, Chidiebere Okorie, who was accused of sexually assaulting four underage boys was on Wednesday arraigned before the Children and Sexual Offences court sitting in Amawbia, Anambra.

The victims were eight, ten, ten and 14 years respectively.

The accused, was charged with unlawful sexual intercourse.

According to the charge sheet read in court : “That you Chidiebere Okorie from Ogboji town in Orumba South, on July 10, 2022, within Ogboji had unlawful sexual intercourse with four underage boys by inserting your penis into their anus.

“You thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 3 paragraph 2 of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Law of Anambra State 2017.”

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the four-count charge of sexual assault.

Counsel to the defendant prayed the court to grant the accused bail.

However, the Prosecuting Counsel, Mrs Amara Amilo opposed to the bail applications saying that it was a serious offence.
Chief Magistrate Genevieve Osakwe ordered that the accused be remanded at a correctional centre in the state.
She adjourned the case until Sept. 21.

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