An Ekiti State Magistrate Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has ordered one Musa Nurudeen (37) to be remanded in the Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti.
In her pronouncement, Magistrate O.F. Bamidele granted the order as requested by the prosecutor from Ekiti State Ministry of Justice, E.S. Atane pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Musa was charged for the offence suspected to be rape of his 11-year-old biological daughter, who is a JSS 1 student at their residence within Ado Ekiti Magisterial district, on 19th of May, 2021, contrary to Section 357 of the Criminal Code Cap. C38 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
The matter is adjourned to 11th August 2021 for mention.