An Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court has ordered the remand of one Jayeoba Oluwafemi (51) at the Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti, for allegedly raping his 14- year-old stepdaughter.
According to the prosecutor, Inspector Caleb Leramo, the offence was committed on or about 04/10/2020 within Ado Ekiti magisterial district under Section 2(2) of the Ekiti State Gender-Based Violence Prohibited Law,2019.
The Chief Magistrate, Abdulhamid Lawal, said the accused person’s second wife’s statement indicated that he is not a responsible man, and this had led to his suspension at his workplace.
“It is in the interest of social justice to order the remand of the accused person and I hereby so order,” he added.
The case is adjourned to December 2, 2020, for mention, pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution.