Court remands 14-year-old boy for defiling minor



 A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Tuesday ordered that a 14-year-old boy, remanded in a boys correctional home in Oregun for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl.

The police the teenager, a JSS III student, with  defilement.

Magistrate P.E. Nwaka did the plea the teenager.

Nwaka directed the police to the case file to the Director of Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.

The magistrate adjourned the case until Aug. 24 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, SP Nurudeen Thomas, told the court that the teenager committed the offence sin May, at No. 3, Kadara St., Oyingbo.

He that the teenager defiled the seven-year-old girl, his neighbour.

The offence, he noted, contravened the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal of Lagos State.  (NAN)