Sunday, 30 September 2018

Teenager Sent to Court For ‘Defiling’ 9-Year-Old Girl

An Ad-Ekiti Chief Magistrates' Court has been remanded in a 19-year-old Oladosun Sodiq over alleged defilement.

The accused, whose address was not provided, is being tried for defilement.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the Court that the accused committed the offense on September 15 in Ijero-Ekiti.

Okunade claimed that the accused defiled and a 9-year-old girl (name withheld).

He said the offense violated Section 218 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.

The prosecutor urged the Court to remand the accused in prison pending legal advice from the Public Prosecution Office (DPP).

The plea of the accused was not taken.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboy, ordered that the accused should be remanded in custody, pending the issuance of legal advice.

Adegboye adjourned the case until October 10 for mention.

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