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Court remands 2 teenagers for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter



An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, remanded two teenagers, Segun Solomon and Segun Adebiyi in Kirikiri Correctional Center for allegedly defiling their neighbour’s 10-year old daughter.

Solomon and Adebiyi both 19 years old, and reading at Temidire Street, Ayobo, Lagos, are being charged with defilement.

The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi, who did not take the pleas of the defendants ordered that the case file should be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.

Osunsanmi adjourned the case until July 18 for DPP’s advice.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem, told the court that the defendants committed the the offence in May at the Temidire area of Ayobo.

Raji said that the defendants lured the girl to an uncompleted building and sexually molested her.

The prosecutor said that the girl reported the incident to her mother before the case was complained to the police.

Raji said that the offence contravened Sections 137 and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Moronke Boboye

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