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Man arraigned for defiling 3-yr-old neighbour’s daughter

The accused is facing a one-count charge of defilement.

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Utomi, who is unemployed and resides at 2, Rev. Dayo Fatukasi Close, Irawo, Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a one-count charge of defilement.

The prosecutor, Insp Simeon Inuoha, told the court that the offence was committed on Nov. 2 at the residence of the accused.

Inuoha said that the accused called his neighbour’s daughter into his room and inserted his finger into her vagina when one of the co-tenants caught him in the act.

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The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate B. O Osunsanmi granted the accused bail in the sum of N300, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Osunsanmi adjourned the case till Jan. 30, 2017 for mention.

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