A man called by the name Samson, practically jobless, according to reports has been docked in a chief magistrate’s court sitting for allegedly raping his 12 year old niece in lagos.
According to reports the accused who was said to be living at Ir Ajegunle, lagos in the house of the victim’s parent knowing also that she is a minor, forcefully took undue advantage of her.
According to Inspector Simeon Inuoha, the prosecutor of the case, the suspect is being tried for alleged rape and incest, as he told the President of the court, Chief Magistrate B. O. Osunsanmi.
Inspector Inuoha said: “The victim told her mother that the accused defiled her and the accused was apprehended.”
In additition, he said that the offence contravened section 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
However, Samson Pleaded Not Guilty to the charges against him when they were read to his hearing and Magistrate Osunsanmi granted him bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum, before adjourning the case to February 13, 2017, for mention.