By Bola Kougbe
A church official, Roland Olise, has allegedly defiled a 6-year-old girl.
The 33-year-old suspect was arraigned Thursday before a Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Surulere, Lagos. Olise was said to have raped the girl on the church premises at Ajah-Lekki, Area of the state.
The prosecuting officer, Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the victim was compelled based on her knowledge of the suspect as family church member. She added that the offence was punishable under section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos 2011.
Ipaye Nwachukwu, the presiding magistrate admitted the accused to a N1 million bail with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned till January 19, 2017.