Man remanded for defiling minor

A 24-year-old man has been remanded at Abolongo Correctional Centre, Oyo town, for defiling a 17-year-old girl.

Oyo state Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps arraigned the suspect, Abidemi Oriyomi, before Magistrate P.O. Adetuyibi of the Family Court 2, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

The state Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Oluwole Olusegun, in a statement on Friday, said the suspect was charged with rape after the completion of investigation by the Anti-Human Trafficking and Children Protection Unit of the command.

He said Oriyomi defiled the 17-year-old inside a bush along the Ibadan-Oyo Expressway on December 4, 2021.

The case with charge number MI/FC/6C revealed that the suspect allegedly committed an offence contrary to Section 34(1) and punishable under Section 34(2) of the Oyo State Child Right Law, 2006.

He said the magistrate adjourned the case to March 3 and ordered Oriyomi’s remand till then.


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