An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court , Friday, ordered that 52-year-old teacher, Davies Noel,who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old daughter, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdullamid Lawal, rejecting the plea of Noel, ordered the police to duplicate the case file to the Ekiti Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.
He adjourned the case until Nov. 11, for mention.
‎‎Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Caleb Leramo, told the court that Noel committed the offence between 2018 and October 2019.
According to Leramo ,the girl confided in an outsider at school, and narrated the incident to the confidant, who later reported the matter to the police.
He said that the defendant confessed to the crime.
‎The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 214 of the Criminal Code, Law of Ekiti State 2012.

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