A man of 45 year old has been alleged for molesting a little girl of 9 year old.
The 45 year old man, a farmer, whose name was identified as Sunday Igwe, was brought before Akure Magistrate’s Court for forcefully having the passage knowledge of the small girl.
As reported, the suspect committed this crime on July 3 at Igunshin Camp in Ala axis of Akure Magisterial District with the offence said to be contrary to and punishable under section 218 of the criminal code cap 37 Laws of Ondo State 2006.
Augustine Omhenimhen, the prosecuting inspector urged the court to keep the suspect at the Nigerian correctional centre pending the advice from the office of the Director of Public Protection (DPP).
O. R Yakubu, the trial Magistrate, however, said the offence committed is a capital one and that she lacked the power to entertain it.
The trial Magistrate ordered the police to duplicate the case file and send it to the DPP for legal advice and adjourned the case till November 1,2021 for mention.
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