Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Eeew! 30 year-old-man, stands trial for allegedly sucking child's private part in Lagos

A 30- year-old unemployed man, Emeji Christopher, was on Wednesday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly sucking the genitals of a child.
Emeji, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of indecent treatment of a child.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge.

But the prosecutor, Insp. Rita Momoh, said that the accused committed the offence sometime in November 2014 at Jaja Hall toilet of the University of Lagos, Akoka.
She said the accused tricked the nine-year-old into one of the toilets in the hall where he sucked his genitals.
``The police have been on the lookout for the accused following a report by his parents.
``The accused was only apprehended recently after he was seen roaming the university aimlessly.’’
Momoh noted that the offence contravened Section 135 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the offence carries a penalty of seven years jail term.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr P. A. Adeeyo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to Oct.12 for substantive trial. (NAN)
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