42-Year-Old Taxi Driver Remanded In Prison For Drugging And Defiling 13-Year-Old Girl

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, yesterday, January 23, remanded a 42-year-old driver identified to be Adebola Akinyele, who allegedly drugged, defiled and dumped a 13-year-old girl in the streets.

The Magistrate identified to be Mrs E. Kubeinje, ordered that Adebola Akinyele should spend the next 96 days in prison pending advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), according to various sources as gathered by Idonsabi.

Kubeinje, the Magistrate, stated that the court could not take the plea of the accused as she needed the Director of Public Prosecution’s advice.

The magistrate, Mrs Kubeinje further adjourned the case until April 8 for mention.

Adebola Akinyele, the offender who allegedly drugged, defiled and dumped a 13-year-old girl, resides at Ketu area of Lagos State, is standing trial on a two-count charge of child defilement and sexual assault.

Previously, the Prosecutor identified to be Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, urged the court to remand the accused pending the DPP’s advice.

Ihiehie stated that the accused committed the offences on Dec. 6 in Ketu, where he resided in the same compound with his alleged victim.

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According to the Lucky Ihiehie, the driver sneaked into the teenager’s parents’ apartment in their absence and went ahead to drug, defile and dump the girl in front of their apartment.

The 13-year-old girl informed the police that the Lucky had, on numerous occasions, taken her to Magodo, Ogudu, CMD Road or Ajah to sleep with her.

According to the prosecutor, Kubienje, it was stated that:

“She said the accused told her not to tell anyone, or she would die, adding that he normally gives her hot drinks before sleeping with her.

“She also said he puts drugs in the drink,”

In addition, he also said that the offences contravene Sections 137 and 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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