IBADAN — An Iyaganku Chief Magistrate’s court, Ibadan, yesterday, remanded a 45-year-old man, Ahmed Akintola, in Agodi prison for allegedly raping and impregnating his daughter.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani, gave the order pending the duplication of the case file by the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP.
She, therefore, adjourned the case till May 11.
Prosecutor Oluyemi Eyiaromi told the court that the accused unlawfully had carnal knowledge of his 16-year-old daughter.
Eyiaromi said that the girl was carrying a three-month old pregnancy for her father, who resides in a one-room apartment with her mother and other siblings.
He told the court that the girl said her father always come down from bed to rape her on the mat on several occasions.
She said she complained to her mother’s family but no help was forthcoming.
Eyiaromi said the offence contravened Sections 357 and 358 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State 2000.