An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court has, ordered that a 52-year-old man, Sunday Anthony, should be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly raping his 17-year-old daughter
The police charged Anthony, who resides at No. 7, Ibro St., Yewa Estate, Isawo Road, Agric Ikorodu, Lagos, with rape.
Magistrate M.O. Tanimola, gave the order on Tuesday, October 12, following a motion moved by the Prosecutor, ASP Victor Eruada, that the matter be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for a legal advice.
The magistrate also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send to the DPP for advice.
She adjourned the case until November 12.
It was gathered that the suspect had allegedly committed the offence sometime in January and March at his residence.
He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 260 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015 which stipulates life imprisonment on conviction.