Ibadan teenager remanded for allegedly defiling neighbor's 8-year-old daughter


Child defilement

A Family Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, ordered that a teenager, Joshua Olayiwola should be remanded in Abolongo Correctional facility, Oyo Town, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old daughter of his neighbor.

The police charged Olayiwola with defilement.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Gbemisola Adedeji told the court that Olayiwola, on April 15, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. allegedly defiled the minor in the Ojo Ekun area of Ibadan.

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She said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 34 of the Oyo State Child Right’s Law 2006

The Magistrate, Mrs S. A. Adesina who did not take Olayiwola’s plea due to lack of jurisdiction, ordered the police to return the case file to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

She adjourned the matter until June 13, for mention.

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