• Police rescue 10 year-old girl imprisoned by father

    Police rescue 10 year-old girl imprisoned by father

    According to reports, the police command in Oyo State on Saturday rescued a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly unlawfully imprisoned by her father, the spokesman for the police, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said.

    Ajisebutu told newsmen that the victim was allegedly locked up in a room for three days without food by her father, who was currently at large.

    He said that the girl was rescued by policemen from the Challenge Police Station.

    “The police had acted on a tip-off from neighbours. The police […]

  • Man arraigned for allegedly defiling friend’s 10-year-old daughter

    Man arraigned for allegedly defiling friend’s 10-year-old daughter

    For allegedly defiling his friend’s 10-year-old daughter, Godwin Itta was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

    Itta, a factory worker who resides at Balogun Street, Orile Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Rafael Donny, told the court that Itta committed the offence on Oct. 22 at Jibowu Street, Orile Agege during a visit to his friend’s house.

    “The victim, a 10-year-old girl, was the only person the accused met at home.

    “The accused […]

  • Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Mr Kimi Appah, counsel to an 84-year-old man, Muazu Isa accused of serially raping a 10-year-old orphan in Kaduna, on Friday, accused the Nigerian Police of delaying justice to his clients.

    Isa, his son, Bashir and grandson, Ya’u were arrigned before a Kaduna Magistrates’Court over alleged serial rape of the girl placed in their care.

    Appah, who is also defending Bashir and Ya’u, frowned at the inability of the police to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution […]