My Father Had Sex With Me, Says Girl, 15

An underage girl has told the police how her father repeatedly had sex with her. The girl however could not be named to avoid stigmatisation. The said father, 45-year-old Udoh Moses, was arraigned and subsequently arraigned before an Ogba Magistrate Court for rape. He was said to have committed the offence, in 2013, when she was 15-year-old.

Police prosecutor, Raphael Donny,  said Udoh, of Osundiya Street, at  Meiran area of Lagos, contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos state of Nigeria 2015.

Udoh pleaded “not guilty” to the lone count charge of sexual assault preferred against him.

Magistrate T.O. Shomade rejected bail application for the accused  and adjourned till February 26, 2018.

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