Ibadan father Micheal Ayinde, son remanded over 'joint' rape of daughter

Illustration of rape victim in Lagos

Illustration of rape victim

By Adebisi Fatima Sogbade

A Family Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of one Michael Ayinde, 51 and his son, Abiola, 19, for allegedly raping his daughter and the latter, his sister.

The magistrate, Mrs O. O. Ogunkanmi, who did not take the pleas of the defendants, ordered their remand at the Abolongo correctional facility, Oyo town.

The defendants, the father and older brother of the complainant, allegedly committed the offence at their residence at Agboti Olosan area, Alakia, Ibadan.

Ogunkanmi said that the remand of the father and son in custody was to allow the court to await the outcome of legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

She, thereafter, adjourned the matter until Feb. 21, for mention.

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The Prosecution Counsel, Insp, Gbemisola Adedeji, told the court that Abiola Ayinde, brother to the complainant between 2021 and December 2023 allegedly had unlawful sexual intercourse with his younger sister.

Adedeji said that Abiola allegedly impregnated her without her consent, while their father Michael, also between 2021 and December 2023, allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of his 17-year-old daughter without her consent.

She said the offence contravened section 34 of the Oyo State Child Rights Law , 2006.



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