60-year-old father allegedly assaults 8-year-old daughter

A 60-year-old man, Godwin Anukwa on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sexually assaulting his eight-year-old daughter. The defendant, whose address was not provided, is facing a charge of unlawful sexual assault, of which he pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, ASP Peter Nwangwu told the court that ”the defendant sexually assaulted his daughter (name withheld) by inserting his finger into her private parts in March at Airport Estate, Isheri, Lagos.” According to him, the defendant was arrested by the police after the case was reported. He pointed out that the offence contravened Section 261 of...

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