Man in remand for allegedly desecrating 10-year-old girl in Lagos

Man in remand for allegedly desecrating 10-year-old girl in Lagos

 

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 55-year- man, Abdulrouf Akande, who allegedly defiled a 10-year- girl, be remanded in custody Kirikiri Correctional Center in Lagos pending ‘legal advice.

charged Akande, who resides No.5 Agric Road, Egan Igando, Lagos, filth.

Chief Magistrate Peter Nwaka, however, did not accept Akande’s plea.

Nwaka ordered the to refer the case to the director of the Lagos prosecutor’s office.

Nwake adjourned the case until September , to be mentioned, NAN reports.

Previously, the prosecutor, ASP Benson Emuerhi, that Akande committed the offense on May 15 1 p.m. his home.

Emuerhi said the accused lured the young girl to room and soiled , adding that the case reported to Igando station.

The offense, he said, “contravenes the provision of article 137 of the Lagos State Penal Code, 2015, which prescribes a sentence of life imprisonment upon conviction.”

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