Man R#pes Teenage Daughter’s Friend In Ondo

January 19, 2023

pics

A 60-year-old man has been remanded in a custodial centre by a chief magistrate court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 16-year-old girl.

The suspect identified as Samuel Gbadamosi was alleged to have committed the offence at Obasekola Street, Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state.

At the court, he was arraigned on one count.

The police prosecutor, Augustine Omhenemhen, told the court that the defendant unlawfully had carnal knowledge of one Miss Jimisola Adenegan, aged 16.

According to him, the defendant forcefully had s3xual intercourse with the victim when she came to collect a textbook from his (defendant’s) daughter, who is her friend.

The prosecutor said the offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 357 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Volume 1, Laws of Ondo State Nigeria, 2006.

But the defendant pleaded non-guilty, claiming he did not force himself on the victim. He also said the victim agreed to have intercourse with him of her own volition.

“I did not force the girl, both of us agreed to have s3x,”
he said.

The prosecutor urged the court to remand the defendant at the correctional centre pending the issuance of advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The counsel to the defendant, P.A Amuluru, prayed the court to temper justice with mercy, promising to provide concrete evidence and reliable sureties.

In her ruling, Magistrate O.R Yakubu ordered the remand of the defendant at Olokuta correctional centre, pending advice from the DPP. She adjourned the case till April 27, 2023.

You may be interested

Gunmen Kidnap Chawai Traditional Ruler In Kaduna State
News
3 views
News
3 views

Gunmen Kidnap Chawai Traditional Ruler In Kaduna State

Webby - January 26, 2023

Chawai Traditional Ruler Advertisement Gunmen have abducted Chief Joshua Ahmadu, the District Head of Chawai in Kauru Local Government of…

The lake Chad Niamey Conference is over now. What next for the region? – By Baba Abdullahi Machina
News
News

The lake Chad Niamey Conference is over now. What next for the region? – By Baba Abdullahi Machina

Webby - January 26, 2023

lake Chad Niamey Conference Advertisement It is imperative to note that the Lake Chad Niamey Conference builds on the efforts…

Carabao Cup: Dennis Subbed On As Man United Defeat Forest 3-0 In Semi-final First Leg
Sports
4 views
Sports
4 views

Carabao Cup: Dennis Subbed On As Man United Defeat Forest 3-0 In Semi-final First Leg

Webby - January 25, 2023

Emmanuel Dennis was in action for Nottingham Forest who were hammered 3-0 by Manchester United, in the Carabao Cup semi-final…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.