Man remanded for sexually assaulting his two teenage daughters

A 44-year-old trader, Anthony Odita, has been remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly sexually assaulting his two daughters.

The police charged Odita, who resides in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, with sexual assault and arraigned him before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday.

Magistrate O.A Layinka, who did not take the plea of Odita, ordered that he should be remanded in Kirikri Correctional Centre then, directed the police to send the case file to the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Lucky Ihiehie said Odita committed the offence in July at his residence where he sexually assaulted his two daughters, aged 12 and nine.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Sections 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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