Child Abuse: Man Remanded For Defiling 6-Year-Old
Daniel Obasiku, 20, has been remanded in prison by an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba, Lagos State, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl.
He was brought by the police before a presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs. T. Akanni, on one count of rape.
Obasiku and the girl's parents are reportedly neighbours and while the mother was trading outside the compound, he lured the girl into his room.
The woman reportedly noticed semen in her daughter’s private parts the following morning when she wanted to bathe her.
Upon finding out what happened, the mother reported and the suspect arrested.
The magistrate, Akanni, held that Obasiku should be remanded in prison and directed that the case file be forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.
The case was adjourned till February 8, 2017.