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Man Remanded For Allegedly R#ping 21-year-old Daughter

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 16th Dec, 2022 - tori.ng

Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu, did not take the plea of Ajala for lack of jurisdiction.


A man identified as Opeyemi Ajala has been remanded at Abolongo Correctional Centre by a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Iyaganku, Oyo State on Friday for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 21-year-old daughter.

Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu, did not take the plea of Ajala, 40,  for lack of jurisdiction.

He said the remand is pending legal advice from the the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Idowu adjourned the matter until Feb. 1 for mention.

The police charged Ajala of Maya Compound, Ogbomoso, with one count of rape.

According to the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Amos Adewale,  Ajala in August, at Maya Compound , Gaa Legbedu area, Ogbomoso r#ped his daughter.

Adewale said the offence is contrary to the provisions of Section 357 and punishable under Section 358 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

NAN reports that if found guilty of r#pe , he is liable to the maximum of  life imprisonment. (NAN)

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