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Court remands 37yrs old for raping daughter in Ekiti


A magistrate court in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has ordered the remand of Musa Nurudeen, 37, at a correction­al facility for allegedly raping his 11-yearold daughter.

The Magistrate, O.F. Bamidele, ordered that the suspect be remanded pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecutio­ns, DPP, Ekiti State.

The prosecutor, E.S. Stance, told the court that the suspect committed the offence at their residence within Ado Ekiti Magisteria­l district on May 19, 2021.

The offence, Stance said, was contrary to Section 357 of the Criminal Code Cap. C 38 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The magistrate adjourned the case till August 11, 2021, for mention.

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