Thursday, 10 December 2015

Man, 23, Docked for Defiling Six-Year Old Boy

Destiny Nze, 23, was on Thursday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over sexual assault on a six-year old boy . Nze, who resides at Igbo-Efon, Lekki area of Lagos State, is facing a count charge of sexual assault.

The prosecutor, Insp Asu Feddy, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Dec. 6, at Igbo-Efon in Eti-Osa LGA of Lagos. Feddy said the offence contravened Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Section 261 provides that anyone who sexually touches another without the other person's consent is guilty of a felony and is liable to three years imprisonment.

The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Ogunbowale granted the accused bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum. She ordered that one of the sureties must be a blood relation of the accused and the addresses of the sureties be verified.

Ogunbowale said that the file should be duplicated and forwarded to the office of the Director for Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.

She adjourned the case to Feb. 11, 2016 for mention. 


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