Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Thursday remanded one Stephen Monday at the correctional centre for allegedly defiling his lover’s four-year-old daughter.
The defendant is facing a charge of defilement of a child preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.
During the arraignment of the defendant, the Director of Public Prosecution, Dr Babajide Martins, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on February 14, 2021.
Martins said that the incident took place at about 5:00 a.m., at No 5, Ayeloja in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The DPP told the court that the defendant allegedly had carnal knowledge of the four-year-old girl.
According to the prosecution, the offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.Follow us on social media