The Police on Monday arraigned a 30-year-old man, Goddy Inyama, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl through the anus and vagina.
Appearing before an Ajegunle Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, the defendant pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, unlawful touching of breast and penetrating the anus.
Iyama, who resides on Sogbesan Street, Ajegunle, in Apapa area of Lagos was docked before Magistrate O. M. Ajayi.
The prosecutor, Inspector Augustine Ejembi, told the court that the defendant unlawfully and sexually touched a 10-year-old girl in her vagina on May 6 at 7p.m.
“Inyama sexually penetrated the anus, vagina and other parts of the victim’s body”, Vanguard quoted him as saying.
“He had sex with the girl through her anus and vagina and also touched her sexually without her consent.”
Ejembi said the offences were Punishable Under Sections 263 (1), 261 and 137, of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
Magistrate Ajayi granted Inyama bail in the sum of N500,000, with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned till September 20 for Director of Public Prosecution’s (DPP) advice.