News Man docked over 'rape' of 8-year-old girl

-

- Advertisment -

Man docked over ‘rape’ of 8-year-old girl

News Man docked over 'rape' of 8-year-old girl
File Photo

A 21-year-old man, Musa Anifowose, was, on Monday, arraigned before an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abeokuta, Ogun, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.

Musa, who resides at No. 2, Isale Iyemule, Ijebu Ode, is facing a charge of sexual abuse.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Bukola Abolade, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 1, at 9:00 am., at No. 6, Agbaje Street, Sabo area of Ijebu-Ode.

Abolade said that the defendant had carnal knowledge of the girl when she was sent on an errand by her mother.

She said that the defendant accosted the girl and forcefully took her to an abandoned building beside Sabo abattoir and had carnal knowledge of her.

“When she got home, the mother noticed blood stains on her clothe. Upon enquiry, she told her mother what happened between her and the defendant,” he said.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravenes Section 33 of the Child Rights Law of Ogun.

The Magistrate, I. O. Abudu ordered that the defendant be remanded in police custody and thereafter adjourned the case till July 9.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Updates

Kevin Akpoguma agrees to play for Nigeria

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, has pledged to play for...

Anglican Primate wants programmes to cushion hike in petrol, electricity tariff

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come...

Exiled Saudi dissidents launch opposition party

A group of Saudi dissidents exiled in countries including the United Kingdom and United States have announced the launch...

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party...
- Advertisement -

Frank de Boer named Netherlands new coach

Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands head coach, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) confirmed...

Plateau teachers decry non-implementation of new minimum wage

Nigeria Union of TeachersThe Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you