Court remands man for allegedly defiling his 3-year-old daughter

An Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ on Friday ordered that a 41- year-old man, Effiom Etowa, who allegedly defiled his three-year old , be remanded in the custody of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Etowa, who resides in Tinuoye Estate, Ojoo, Ibadan, is charged with .

Chief Magistrate Taiwo Oladiran, who  did not take plea of Etowa ordered that he should be remanded in NSCDC custody in Ibadan.

Oladiran said , “Etowa  cannot be admitted at Correctional Centre, Agodi, Ibadan, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Etowa is hereby remanded at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Headquarter , Ibadan, pending an advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP),”he said .

Oladiran adjourned the case until  July 16 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Sunday Ogunremi told the that Etowa committed the offence  on June 15 at Ibadan.

Ogunremi said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 387 Criminal Law of Oyo State, 2000. (NAN)