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Court remands man for allegedly defiling 12-year-old school girl

Magistrate O.A. Layinka, who didn’t take the plea of Ugwulor ordered that he must be remanded in Kirikri Correctional Centre.

Layinka directed the Police to ship the case file to the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for authorized recommendation.

She adjourned the case till June 14 for DPP recommendation.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Lucky Ihiehie, informed the courtroom that Ugwulor dedicated the offence on April 5, at about 4p.m, at Salami Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi Area of Lagos.

He alleged that The defendant lured the girl into his room and defiled her.

The prosecution mentioned that the minor was receiving remedy within the hospital.

The offence, he mentioned, contravenes the provisions of Section137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the part prescribes life imprisonment for defilement.

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