Father Remanded In Prison For Allegedly Raping 12-year-old Daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered that a 30-year old father, Nyime Nbride, be remanded in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling his biological 12-year-old daughter.

The police charged Nbride, who lives at Ajegunle Street, Ilupeju, Lagos, with defilement, sexual assault, and indecent treatment of a child.

The Chief Magistrate, Esther Kubeinje, did not take the plea of the defendant for want of jurisdiction.

Mrs Kubeinje ordered the police to return the casefile to the Office of the Director of the Public Prosecution for legal advise.

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The matter was subsequently adjourned till November 13, for mention.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Kehinde Ajayi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on February 22.

Ms Ajayi said the girl’s mother reported the case at the police station.

She also said the victim confirmed that she had been molested by her father more than once in his room.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravenes the provisions of Sections 135, 137 and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.


Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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