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For allegedly defiling his two daughters, an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, ordered the remand of a 40-year-old businessman, Opeyemi Olanrewaju, in Kirikiri Correction Centre.

The police charged Olanrewaju, who resides in the Ijegun area of Lagos, for defilement.

Chief Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi did not take the plea of Olanrewaju for want in jurisdiction.

Osunsanmi, therefore, adourned the matter until June 26 for legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Prosecutor ASP Raji Akeem had earlier told the court that the offence was committed between May and September 2021.

He said Olanrewaju’s wife caught him molesting their seven-year-old daughter.

Akeem added that Olanrewaju’s wife also caught him assaulting their five-year-old daughter .

The case, he said, was reported at the police station and the defendant was arrested.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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