An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 37-year-old man, Suleman Usman for allegedly defiling two of his daughters.The Prosecutor, Sgt. Friday Mameh, told the court that Usman defiled his 8 and 5-year-old daughters at his No. 2, Balle St., Apapa, Lagos residence.
According to the prosecutor, the accused on several occasions had sexual intercourse with the two girls.He said Usman’s wife caught him and reported the case at the Igbosere police station, which led to his arrest.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Sections 261 and 263 (1) (2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.After listening to the prosecutor, the Magistrate, Mrs M. F. Onamusi, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison.
She also ordered that the case file be duplicated and forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.