A 24-year-old man, Samson Ogundele, who allegedly beat his girlfriend before raping her, has been granted N200,000 bail.
Ogundele, who was docked before a Surulere magistrates’ court, however, denied the charge.
Ogundele is facing a two-count charge of stealing and rape.
The prosecutor, Gabriel Ekundayo, said the accused and the complainant, a 21-year-old woman, were lovers.
“The complainant told the accused that she was no longer interested in the relationship but the accused did not agree.
“The accused allegedly went to her house and started beating her and injured her eyes. He also raped her after the beating and stole her N50,000,” Ekundayo said.
The chief magistrate, M.I. Dan-Oni, granted the accused N200,000 bail with two sureties and adjourned till June 18.