On Tuesday, Chidiebere John, 38, was caught during having sex with a 7-year-old girl.
The neighbors caught the suspect in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos state during having sex with the minor girl in his house, along Palace Street in the area.
A man caught having sex with a minor girl in Lagos
According to PM Express, the suspect lured the victim into his house, locked door from inside and pulled her pant down and he raped her.
However, he was caught after one of the neighbors heard the minor girl screaming and alerted other neighbors who rescued her.
The rapist was handed over to the police who charged him to a Lagos court with defilement under the Criminal Code.
Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed that he did not know what came over him and could not believe that he would do such a thing.
He asked for forgiveness, while begging the victim’s family to bring the matter out of court for settlement.
The presiding Magistrates, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi in ruling, granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Mrs Osunsanmi ordered that the suspect be remanded in prison custody pending when he fulfills his bail condition.
The case was then adjourned till 20th November, 2017.