Benin magistrate Court, the Edo state capital, on Tuesday, remanded a young man for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old boy.
A young man, at the age of 24-year-old identified as Osamudiamen Amayo, has been remanded in prison by an Egor Magistrate court sitting in Benin on Monday, November, 12, for allegedly having canal knowledge with a boy of 9 years.
According to newsmen, the incident happened around Medical Stores road, Benin City.
It was gathered that luck ran out of the suspect when the mother of the victim started noticing strange behaviour of her son and the incremental lose of weight.
Upon further probe, the victim told his mother how Osamudiamen had incessantly had canal knowledge with him with threats to kill him and the mother if he discloses what happens between them to anybody.
The matter was reported to Edo Civil Society Organisations, who took it up and the suspect was arrested by the police and investigation was initiated and later charged to court. The suspect was reminded in prison without bail conditions and case adjourned to 6th of December, 2018.
According to Leftist Osazee Edigin, the Public Relations Officer, Edo Civil Society Organisations: "It should be noted that, a lot of children are faced with threat by these paedophiles who take advantage of their feeble minds to defile them by having canal knowledge of same.
"Many parents/guardians have equally failed in doing discrete checks on their children or wards."