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Man, 20, ‘Rapes’ Girl, 6

Man, 20, ‘Rapes’ Girl, 6
A 20-year-old man, Francis Yawu, was arraigned before a Surulere Chief Migistrates’ Court for allegedly detaining and defiling a six-year-old girl.

Magistrate Aro Lambo granted him N1million bail with ordered him to two sureties in the like sum.

Lambo said one of the sureties must be a property owner; the other, a community leader or clergyman.

The sureties will also provide evidence of tax payments.

Yawu who lives at 38, Zamba Street, Itire, Lagos State, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of defilement and unlawful detention.

Prosecuting Sergeant Anthonia Osayande told the court that the accused committed the offences on July 17.

Osayande said the accused, who lives on the same street with the victim, “unlawfully detained and indecently had carnal knowledge of the six-year-old girl.”

The offences contravened Sections 137, 135 and 144 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

The magistrate directed aid that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice. He adjourned the case till October 5.

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