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Gateman defiles employer’s 11-year-old daughter


Gate-1A TWENTY-NINE-Year-old gatekeeper, Taoridi Usman, who allegedly defiled his employer’s 11-year-old daughter, was yesterday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. The accused, who lives in his employer’s residence at 27, Amosu Close, Ojokoro, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.

The prosecutor, Sergeant Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the offence was committed on November 29 at the accused residence.

According to the prosecutor, the accused, being a gateman in the victim’s house, lured the girl into his room at the gatehouse and defiled her.

The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, the prosecutor said. The accused pleaded not guilty.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum. Elias then adjourned the case till January 6.

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