A 37-year-old primary school driver, Kingsley Okwumbu, was arraigned before a magistrate court in Ikeja on Tuesday, April 19, for allegedly defiling a 3-year-old child.
It was gathered that the accused, a bus driver at Beehive Nursery and Primary School in Agidingbi, allegedly defiled a three-year-old pupil of the school in March.
Kingsley Okwumbu was charged with defilement and sexual assault before Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje, according to Daily Trust.
Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje, the presiding judge did not accept Okwumbu’s plea and ordered that he be detained at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre. The court ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The case has been adjourned until May 10, 2022.
In related news, a man identified as Adeniyi Adeleke, has been arrested by the police in Ondo State, for having carnal knowledge with his 10-year-old daughter.
Upon interrogation, Adeleke allegedly said he had carnal knowledge of his 10-year-old daughter because he wanted to use her for money ritual.
According to the police, the 27-year-old was apprehended On April 16, 2022 following a report lodged by one Bosede Alo at the Idoani Division.
Bosede reported that in March 2022, the suspect called the victim to his room and forcefully have carnal knowledge with her.
The command’s spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami, in a statement on Tuesday, April 19 said, On receipt of the information, Detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect, upon interrogation he confessed to having committed the crime that he wanted to use her for money ritual.