37 year-old man arrested for defiling five year old neighbour

Must Read

CAN Reacts As Boko Haram Kills Its Adamawa Chairman, Andimi

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle has described the killing of Adamawa State CAN...

PDP Secretly Inciting Imo Lawmakers To Impeach Me, Uzodinma Cries Out

The newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma has cried out that the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is secretly...

Imo State Deputy Speaker, Okey Onyekanma Resigns

Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Okey Onyekanma, has tendered his resignation letter. According to reports, the legislator's...

Oxford Dictionary Adds ‘Okada, ‘Danfo,’ ‘Mama Put,’ Others To Dictionary (Full list)

Some popular Nigerian English words have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary for the first time. These words are...

Supreme Court Rules In Favour Of PDP In Adamawa

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday affirmed the victory of Ahmadu Fintiri as the elected governor of Adamawa State. The...

A 37-year-old photographer,identified as  Godwin Iyang, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s’ Court in Lagos State on Monday for defiling his neighbour’s five -year-old daughter.

The accused, who resides at Ewa Ekeng Street in Idimu, a Lagos suburb, is facing a charge of defilement.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 10 at the accused residence.

Ogu said the accused lured the girl into his apartment and had canal knowledge of her.

“The victim’s mother saw her daughter coming out of the accused’s room with semen on her pant.

“She reported the matter to the police and the accused was arrested,” he said.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Chief Magistrate Taiwo Akanni granted the accused bail in the sum of N250, 000 with one surety in like sum.

She said the surety should show evidence of tax payment to the Logs State Government (LASG).

Akanni adjourned the case until April 12 for mention.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -