50-year-old Oyo man arraigned in court for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old daughter in Oyo

The police in Oyo state have arraigned a 50-year-old man identified as Gboyega Lasisi, before an Oyo State Family Court 2, sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, the state capital for allegedly having canal knowledge of his seven-year-old daughter.


The state police command charged Lasisi with a count charge of defilement. During his arraignment, the prosecution counsel, Inspector Folake Ewe, told the court that the defendant on March 22, had unlawful sexual intercourse with his seven-year-old daughter. The police prosecutor said the offense was committed in the Aro area, Ilora, in the Afijio Local Government area of the state. According to her, the offence contravenes Section 34 of the Oyo State Child Rights Law, 2006.


The Magistrate, Mrs P.O. Adetuyibi, who did not take the defendant’s plea due to want of jurisdiction, ordered that he be remanded in Abolongo Correctional Facility in Oyo town.


Adetuyibi said the defendant would remain in the correction facility pending legal advice from the state Directorate of Public Prosecution.


She, thereafter, adjourned the matter till July 6 for mention.

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