Abuja – An Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced one student, Akande Abiodun, 29, of Kuchingoro, Airport Road, to three months imprisonment for attempted defilement.
Senior Magistrate Nafisat Ibrahim sentenced the accused with an option of N10,000 fine after he pleaded guilty to the charge.
Earlier, the Police prosecutor, Cpl. Francis Tanko, told the court that one Emmaunella Osajie, the mother of six-year-old girl of 86 Army Barracks, Kubwa, reported the case at the Wuse Police station.
Tanko said that the complainant had reported that the convict came to her office at Poly Plaza, Wuse, on the pretext of coming to type a document.
He said that the convict made advances at her child, took her upstairs, kissed her twice on the lips and put his finger in her private part thereby trying to defile the child.
According to him, the child ran and alerted her mother of the incident.
The accused, while pleading guilty told the court, “My Lord, it was a devil’s handwork, and I will not do that again.’’ (NAN)