A herbalist, Atahiru Obey was on Monday at a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court, Abuja arraigned for sodomy.
Atahiru, 45, was accused of having anal sex with two young boys.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Atteh Effiong, told the court that the offence was reported at the Life Camp Police Station on November 26, by the mother of one of the boys.
He said the case was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Abuja, on December 6.
Effiong said the mother alleged that the herbalist, living in Jabi Dakibiyu, Abuja, had been sodomising her son and another boy, both aged 13 since last year.
The prosecutor told the court that Obey sodomised the boys eight times.
Obey pleaded not guilty and the Chief Magistrate, Anthony Ogboyi, granted him bail of N200,000 with one surety.
Ogboyi said the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court, and together with the accused, deposit their passport photographs with the court’s registrar.
He adjourned the case till February 7.