Court remands 13-year-old boy for defiling six-year-old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 13- year-old boy in a Borstal Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 6-year-old daughter.

The Chief Magistrates, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi refused to take the minor’s plea as she ordered him to be remanded in Borstal Corretional center until April 17 for legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution.

The boy, a student, who lives with his parents at 96, Oshodi Road, Oshodi, Lagos , is charged with defilement.


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At first, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed in January 2024 at the defendant ‘s residence.

Akeem explained that the boy, lured his neighbour’s six-year old girl, to his room when their parents were not around and defiled her.

The offence according to the prosecutor contravened the provisions of section 210 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.




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