An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has remanded a man in custody for allegedly deflowering his lover’s four-year-old daughter in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, Nigeria.
The defendant is facing a charge of defilement of a child preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.
“The defendant allegedly had carnal knowledge of the four-year-old girl,” the Director of Public Prosecution, Dr Babajide Martins told the court.
According to the prosecution, the offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The defendant remanded in prison custody pending the perfection of his bail.