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Court remands man for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl



An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 34- year-old man, Ezekiel Bassey, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Bassey, a visual artist, who resides at 12, Ajasa Street, Onikan, Lagos, is charged with sexual assault.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi, did not take the plea of Bassey.

Osunsanmi ordered that he shoud be remanded until March 25, pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

The prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed on Oct. 30, 2023.

Akeem said that Bassey lured the 15-year-old girl to his house, molested and took a video of her.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015

Moronke Boboye

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