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Trader docked over alleged defilement of neighbour’s minor

The accused is facing one-count charge of defilement.

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The accused, Jimoh Jibunor, who lives at Opeloyeru St., Idimu, Lagos, is facing one-count charge of defilement.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Simeon Inuoha, told the court that the offence was committed on Nov. 4 at the accused residence.

“The accused sent the 10-year-old girl on an errand and at her return, he shut the door and defiled her,’’ he said.

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

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O Osunsanmi, granted the accused N400, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case to Jan. 30 for mention.

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