A 19-year-old man, Olamilekan Yusuf, was on Tuesday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly procuring abortion drugs for his 14-year-old girl friend.
Yusuf, who resides at Turner Eradiri Str., Ajegunle, Lagos, is facing one count charge of procurement of abortion drugs at an Apapa Magistrates’ Court.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Kokoye, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 27 at his residence.
He alleged that the accused, who was having affair with the 14-year-old girl, had slept with her on several occasions.
kosoye said that the accused and his lover were neighbours.
“When the accused discovered that his girlfriend was pregnant, he convinced her to take abortion drugs, since they were not both ready to cater for a child at young age.
“The young girl started having severe stomach pains after…
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