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A 24-year-old Islamic teacher, Mosediq Toheeb, has been remanded after being arraigned earlier than a Yaba Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old pupil at a Quranic faculty. The defendant was arraigned on two counts of sexual violation most popular in opposition to him by the state police command. Police prosecutor, Thomas Nurudeen, advised the court docket that the incident occurred on May 7, 2023, on the University of Lagos Central Mosque. It was reportedly the second time that the teacher would allegedly defile the kid. The incident was uncovered after the kid returned dwelling from faculty with blood stains on her garments. She advised her mom that her class teacher took her to a separate classroom, tied her mouth and palms and defiled her with a stern warning that she mustn’t inform anyone. The prosecutor stated the offences dedicated are punishable below Sections 261 and 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015. The cost in opposition to him learn;  That you, Mosediq Toheeb, on May 7, 2023, round 4pm at UNILAG Central Mosque, within the Yaba Magisterial District, did sexually assault one six-year-old female (identify withheld), who lives at No. 26, Femi Adebule Street, Fola Agoro, within the Somolu space of Lagos, by inserting your finger into her vagina and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to and punishable below Section 261 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.” While Nurudeen asked the court to remand the defendant for 30 days pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution, Toheebs lawyer, Patrick Onochie, pleaded with the court to consider the defendant who he claimed was a final year student of the University of Lagos and would be starting his final examinations in two weeks. Magistrate Nwaka who did not take the plea of the defendant, ordered that he should be remanded. The judge said there’s no document before the court to show that the defendant was a student and in his final year or about to begin an examination. Before adjourning the case till June 19, 2023, magistrate Nwake ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.The post Islamic teacher allegedly defiles six-year-old female pupil appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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