Man remanded for allegedly defiling minor

An Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos State, on Wednesday, ordered that a 54-year-old unemployed man, Richard Asuka, be remanded for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl.

The defendant, whose address was not provided, is charged with defilement.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.B. Olagbegi-Adelabu, who did not take the plea of Asuka, ordered that the case file be sent to the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

Olagbegi-Adelabu adjourned the case until October 19 for mention.

Earlier, the Police prosecutor, DSP Gbemileke Agoi, told the court that Azuka committed the offence from July 18 to September 11 at No 5, Olanrewaju Anifowoshe Street in Ikorodu.

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Agoi said the offence contravenes the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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