A 14-year-old secondary school pupil, who allegedly defiled his neighbor’s seven-year-old daughter, is facing trial at an Ikeja Chief
The accused, who resides with his parents on
Odo Oba Street, Bariga, Lagos, is being tried for defilement, the News
Agency of Nigeria reports.
The accused, according to Police
Prosecutor Raphael Donny, broke into the toilet where the underage girl
was defecating and defiled her.
He said the accused committed the offence sometime in December 2016 at their tenement building.
“It was the cry of the girl that alerted the mother, who immediately rushed to the scene.
the mother saw bloodstains on the child’s clothes, she shouted, but
efforts to apprehend the boy were unsuccessful as he ran away from the
“The case was reported at the Bariga Police Station, while the boy was later sighted at Agege and arrested…