By Onozure Dania
Lagos— A 25-year-old security man, Jubrin Asli, has been arraigned before an Igbosere magistrate’s court for allegedly inserting his fingers into the private part of two minors, both aged three.
Jubrin, from Chad and residing at Marwa area of Lekki, Lagos is facing a one-count charge of indecent insertion of finger into the private parts of two minors.
One of the children had reported the defendant to her mother after she complained of having pains in her private part while urinating.
The prosecutor, Babaji Ishaku, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on August 2 at about 1pm.
He said the incident took place at Marwa area of Lekki Phase I, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state.
The prosecutor said the defendant, unlawfully and indecently inserted his finger into the private parts of the two children.
According to the prosecutor, the offence is punishable under Section 135 (1) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
Section 135 (1) prescribes seven years imprisonment for offenders.
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the one count charge.
Magistrate I. O. Omotosho adjourned the matter till August 12 for the defendant’s bail application.
The defendant was, however, remanded in Ikoyi prison pending his bail application.