40-Year-Old Man, Arrested For Defiling 2 Underaged Daughters

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Two sisters of the same parents, aged 17 and 14, have lost their virginity in Lagos State after they were allegedly raped by one of their neighbours, who engaged them in sex respectively.

The 40-year-old suspect, Effe Tom Henry, has been arrested and handed over to the Police operatives at the Gender Section of the Command.

The incident happened at Yemi Oluwole Close in Agric area of Ikorodu, Lagos, where they reside.

The Police alleged the suspect, Henry, to have taken advantage of the victims by luring them separately into his apartment and engaging them in the act.

However, the information later leaked, the parents of the victims reported to the Police in the area, he was subsequently arrested and transferred to the Gender Section of the Command for interrogation over the conduct.

During interrogation, he was said to have denied until the victims confronted him and narrated how he allegedly defiled them one after the other.

The Police found him culpable and subsequently charged him before the Ogba Magistrates Court for the alleged offence.

When he was arraigned, the Court did not take their plea or grant him bail after the prosecutor, Supol Akeem Raji, asked the Court to refer the matter to the DPP for advice since the victims are still minors, in order to determine if the matter will be transferred to the High Court or not over jurisdiction.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. B.O.Osunsanmi, ordered his remand in the Correctional Centre at Kirikiri town, Lagos, pending the outcome of the DPP’s advice and directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send it to the DPP.

The matter was adjourned till 22nd November, 2022 for report of the DPP’s advice to be available, while the defendant will remain in custody pending when the report will be ready.

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