Friday, March 31, 2017 12:10 pm
A 45-year -old man, Kunle Ajibade, who allegedly raped his own daughter, was on Friday hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
He was, however, released on a bail of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The accused, a driver, who resides at 3, Oyediran Close, Ayobo, a suburb of Lagos, is being tried for rape and sexual assault.
Ajibade, however, entered a “not guilty ” plea.
The accused, according to Insp. Racheal Williams, committed the offences on March 26 in his house.
Williams, who said the accused raped his 16- year -old daughter inside his bedroom, claimed he did not know when he raped her.
“I did not know what came over me when I sighted my daughter who was asleep and raped her.”
“The girl cried and went to report to her mother, who went to the market.”
The offences contravened Sections 259 and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
The Magistrate, Mrs Linda Balogun, adjourned the case until April 26 for mention. (NAN)