Trader Nabbed For Raping Neighbour’s Daughter


For alleged defilement of his neighbour’s daughter, a 37-year-old trader was on Monday docked before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.


The accused, Jimoh Jibunor, who lives at Opeloyeru St., Idimu, Lagos, is facing one-count charge of defilement.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Simeon Inuoha, told the court that the offence was committed on Nov. 4 at the accused residence.

“The accused sent the 10-year-old girl on an errand and at her return, he shut the door and defiled her,’’ he said.

The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O Osunsanmi, granted the accused N400, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case to Jan. 30 for mention.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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