A 35-year-old Sulaimon Akande, was on Thursday remanded by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan for defiling a 13-year-old girl.
Mrs T. B. Oyekanmi, the Chief Magistrate who did not take the plea of the accused for lack of jurisdiction on the matter, ordered that the defendant be remanded at Agodi Correctional Centre.
She however, ordered that the case file be forwarded to the state Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
The matter was therefore, adjourned till March 2, for mention.
Insp. Sunday Ojeleye, the Prosecutor earlier, said that the offence was committed on Jan.1 at about 8 p.m. in Osungbade area of Sanyo Ibadan.
The inspector told the court that the victim was running an errand for her parents when the defendant who lived in the same area with her trailed her behind.
He maintain that, the defendant had carnal knowledge of the 13-year-old girl without her consent.
Akande allegedly tricked the victim to his house and defiled her and later gave her N100.
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