Ikeja – An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a 51-year-old man, Ukapi Agwu, who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl, be remanded in prison.
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Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat, who did not take the plea of the defendant, ordered that the defendant be remanded in Kirikiri Prison.
Sule-Amzat ordered the police to send the case file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.
He adjourned the case until June 17.
The defendant, who resides at Ikorodu, Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.
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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP. Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on April 30, at 10 a.m. at No. 15, Community Avenue St., Irawo, Ikorodu, Lagos.
Emuerhi alleged that the defendant unlawfully defiled the girl by forcefully…