Lagos businessman allegedly rapes daughters, remanded in Kirikiri

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ court on Wednesday ordered that a 40- year-old businessman, Opeyemi Olanrewaju be remanded in the Kirikiri Correction Centre for allegedly raping his two daughters.

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ court on Wednesday ordered that a 40- year-old businessman, Opeyemi Olanrewaju be remanded in the Kirikiri Correction Centre for allegedly raping his two daughters.

The police charge Olanrewaju, who resides in Ijegun, Lagos with rape.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi, did not take the plea of Olanrewaju for want in jurisdiction.

Osunsanmi adjourned the matter until June 26 for legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)

Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed between September 2021 and May.

He said that Olanrewaju’s wife caught him molesting their seven-year-old daughter.

Akeem also said that Olanrewaju’s wife also caught him assaulting their five-year-old daughter.

The case, he said, was reported at the police station and the defendant was arrested.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

(NAN)

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