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S£xual intercourse with children under 13 is defil£ment – Delta Police warns

Bright Edafe, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, has disclosed that sexual intercourse with either a boy or a girl under the age of 13 years is defilement and it is punishable under the law.

He added that any parent who tries to cover defilement could be charged to court for aiding and abetting such crimes.

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Edafe made this known in a post shared on his X handle on Sunday, 30th of June, 2024.

He wrote:

“A sexual intercourse with either a boy or a girl under the age of 13 years is defilement and the punishment if found guilty is life Imprisonment.

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“Section 218 CC. In this case, consent is immaterial and such offences can’t be compounded.

“So going to court and swearing to an affidavit won’t work. In fact any parent who tries to cover defilement could be charged to court for aiding and abetting.” [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>

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