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Driver in court for sexually assaulting step daughters

A driver, Abraham Joseph, 35, who was accused of sexually assaulting his two step-daughters, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.


Joseph, who resides at No. 34, Alhaji Alimi Street, Bariga in Lagos, is charged with sexual assault.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Christopher John, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 5, at noon in his residence.

John alleged that the defendant, who is the victims step-father, sexually assaulted the girls aged 9 and 12 years.

He said the case was reported to the police by the girls’ mother.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

He, however, pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate P.E. Nwaka admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum, and adjourned the case until June 13.

Vivian Ibobo: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

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