A commercial bus driver who defiled an eight-year-old girl has been dragged before a magistrates' court sitting in Lagos.
The police prosecutor in the case, Inspector Simon Imohnwa, told the court presided by Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi, that Ikunor committed the offence which is punishable under section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011, on July 7, 2016, at Adidas Village in the Ajegunle area of the state.
The charge against the Ikunor reads:
“That you, Nnamdi Ikunor, on July 7 at Adidas Village, Ajegunle, Apapa, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial district, did unlawfully and indecently assaulted one eight-year old child by fingering her vagina and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 135 of the criminal laws of Lagos State 2011.”
Ikunor, when the charges was read to him, pleaded not guilty to the charges and Magistrate Osunsanmi granted him bail inthe sum of N300,000, with two sureties in the like sum, while adjourning the matter till September 7, for hearing.