A French national has been remanded in Agodi Correctional facility on the orders of the Family Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, the capital of Oyo.
Emilien Salingue is facing a charge of defilement of a six-year-old girl, NAN reports.
On Friday, the Chief Magistrate, P. O. Adetuyibi did not take the plea of 18-year-old Salingue for want in jurisdiction.
Mrs Adetuyibi ordered his remand pending legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The senior judicial officer adjourned the matter until July 20 for mention.
The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oluwakemi Arowosaye told the court that Salingue defiled the minor on April 7 at about 1.25pm
The police officer stated that the suspect lured the girl to his friend’s room where he allegedly raped her.
The offence contravened the provisions of Section 34 of the Oyo State Child Rights Law 2006.