Varsity Lecturer Defiles 10-year-old Daughter In Lagos

A university lecturer has been remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Center for allegedly having unlawful sexual intercourse with his biological daughter in Lagos state.

The Executive Secretary of the state’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, in a statement, said the agency got to know about the development when the victim’s mother reported the case to officials of the agency.

The statement said, “The case was reported by the mother of the victim to the agency in January 2023. According to the information the DSVA gathered, the last abuse happened on December 30, 2022.

“During the court proceedings at Ogba, the mother of the victim allegedly said that her husband had stopped being intimate with her since 2018 and anytime she tried to address it, it always resulted in him physically assaulting her.

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“The lecturer was arraigned before Magistrate B. V. Osunsanmi on February 3, 2023, at the Samuel Ilori Magistrate Court 1, Ogba, for allegedly defiling his 10-year-old biological daughter and was also alleged to have been having carnal knowledge of her since 2018.

 “He was charged on two counts of defilement and sexual assault by penetrations which were contrary to and punishable under Sections 137 and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.”

Vivour-Adeniyi said the defendant’s plea was not taken, adding that the court ruled that the perpetrator be remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, pending the Directorate of Public Prosecutions’ legal advice.

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