Leadership (Abuja)

18 February 2013

Nigeria: Man, 56, Docked for Allegedly Defiling Two Underage Sisters

A 56-year-old security guard, Adebisi Abdullahi, was on Monday charged before a Surulere Magistrates' Court, Lagos, for allegedly defiling two sisters (names withheld) aged 11years and 13 years.

Abdullahi, who resides at Itedo village, Lekki in Eti-Osa Local Government-- where the offence took place-- is facing one-count charge of defilement.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor, Cpl. Iseghede Jimah, told the court that the accused had on Feb. 9 lured the sisters to his room and defiled them.

Jimah said that the offence committed contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos State, 2011.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.A. Oshoniyi, granted the accused N200,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum, and adjourned the case till April 8 for mention. (NAN)

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