Court remands 36-year-old man for raping and impreganting his teenage daughter in Ondo State!

A 36-year-old old man identified as Peter Moses has been remanded in a correctional facility by a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ore, Ondo State for and impregnating his teenage daughter.

Inspector Jimoh Amuda, the police prosecutor said Peter Moses committed the crime of raping his teenage daughter at Asewele Korede camp via Ore in the Odigbo Local Government Area of the state between November 2020 and January 2021.

According to the charge sheet;

That you Peter Moses, between November 2020 and January 2021 at Asewele Korede camp via Ore in the Ore Magisterial District did unlawfully have sexual intercourse with one Peter Patience, aged 17, and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 31 sub-section (1) and punishable under section 31 sub-section (2) of Part 3 of Childโ€™s Right Acts of Federal Republic of Nigeria 2003.

The police prosecutor appealed to the court to adjourn the case to enable the police to conclude investigation on the case and also seek proper legal advice from the Ministry of Justice.

F. O. Omofolarin, the presiding magistrate, thereafter, ordered Moses to be remanded in a correctional centre pending the outcome of the Director of Public Prosecutionsโ€™ legal advice and adjourned the case to February 21 for mention to enable the police to complete their investigation.

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