Court remands father for raping daughter within five months in Osun

Court remands father for raping daughter within five months in Osun
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
Justice and Law
Justice and Law
Osun state Magistrate’s court sitting in Osogbo on Friday ordered the remand of a 44-year-old man Kazeem Olapade for allegedly raping his daughter.
The accused person who is facing three count charge of assult and raping pleaded not guilty to the allegations preferred against him by the police.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Akintunde Jacob informed the court that the accused person committed the offence between the month of August, 2020 and January, 2021 at Ido-Osun Osogbo.
Jacob alleged that the accused person did have unlawful have carnal knowledge of his 14-year-old daughter (name withheld).
He added that Olapade defiled and indecently assaulted the teenager within the five month.
He noted that the offence committed contravened Section 214(1),360 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002 and Section 31(1)(2) of the Child’s Rights law of Osun State 2007.
Defence Counsel, K.C Kazeem made an oral application for the bail of the accused person in most liberal term.
In his ruling, Dr Olusegun Ayilara ordered that the accused be remanded in Ilesa correctional center.
Ayilara adjourned the matter till February 5 for ruling on formal bail application.


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