Trader Remanded For Allegedly Defiling 11-year-old Girl In Lagos

The trader was remanded for luring the girl into an uncompleted building and defiling her.


An 41-year-old trader, Oladeji Ojo has been remanded by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of an 11-year-old girl.

NAN reports that the prosecution counsel, Insp Lucky Ihiehie, while presenting the case told the court that the trader committed the offence on August 7 at Meiran, Alagbado, Lagos State.

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He said that Ojo lured the girl into an uncompleted building and defiled her.

According to him, the offence contravened the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate A.O Layinka, who did not take the plea of Ojo, ordered that he should be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre.

She adjourned the case until November 29 for DPP advice.

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