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47-year-old Man arrested For Allegedly Raping his Daughter

A certain Solomon Ojo, was on Monday dragged before an Ota Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly raping his own daughter.
Ojo, 47, who resides at No. 15, Abinuyo Street, Ijoko, in Ota, is currently facing a one-count charge of rape.

According to the Prosecutor, Sgt. Rosemary Brown, the accused allegedly committed the incestuous offence sometime in 2013 at about noon in his residence.

Brown explained that Ojo forcefully had carnal knowledge of his daughter (name withheld).

The prosecutor told the court that the offence committed contravened Section 358 of the Criminal Code, Vol. 1, Revised Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

Meanwhile, the Magistrate, Miss Temitope Adebutu, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Adebutu said that the sureties must have landed property within the court’s jurisdiction and swear to an affidavit of means.

She said that the sureties should also provide evidence of one year tax payment and submit photocopy of this to the court.

June 3 has been fixed for further hearing of the case.

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