A 32-years-old security guard named Dennis Uba has been remanded in prison for defiling a 12-year-old girl by an Ikeja Chief magistrate’ Court on Friday while waiting for legal advice from the Lagos State Direcor of Public Prosecution (DPP).
Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat, who refused to take the defendants’ plea owing to lack of jurisdiction, ordered that the defendant be remanded in Kirikiri Prison.
Garafini directed the police to forward a duplicate of their case file to the DPP.
Nba, who resides in Ikoba Street in Monkey- Village, Maza-Maza, Lagos, is charged with defilement. Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 17 at his residence.
Emuerhi alleged that the defendant, who works as a security guard in the victim’s house, defiled the girl. He mentioned that the case was reported at the Satellite Police Division by the victim’s father and later transferred to the Gender Section of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, for further investigation.
He noted that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. The case is been adjorned till june 24 by the magistrate