IBADAN – An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan has remanded at the Agodi Prison, an 18-year-old mechanic apprentice, Tirimisiyu Badmus, over the alleged defilement of neighbour’s four-year-old daughter.
The Magistrate, Mrs. Munirat Giwa-Babalola ordered Badmus to be remanded in prison custody and the case file forwarded to the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.
The court did not take the plea of the accused.
Giwa-Babalola later adjourned the case till February 24, 2015 for mention.
The accused, whose address was not provided, is facing a charge of having unlawful carnal knowledge of his neighbor’s child.
The Prosecutor, Cpl. Oluseye Akinola told the court that Badmus forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of the girl and inflicted injury on her private part.
Akinola said that the offence was committed on December 8, at about 7.30p.m., at No. 9, Osunkaye St., Bodija Railway Compound, Ibadan.
He said that the offence contravened Section 218 of the Criminal Code Cap. 38, Vol. 11, Laws of Oyo State 2000.