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Police Charge Man in Court For Touching 7-Year-Old Girl’s Private part

One Lamidi Alabi, 30, who allegedly touched the private part of a 7-year-old girl, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The police prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, told the court that the accused committed the offence at 11.58p.m. on Jan. 21 on Jebba Street in Ebute Meta, Lagos.

According to Omisakin, “the accused was caught by passers-by as he was touching and rubbing the private part with intent to have sexual intercourse with the child.”

The offence, according to the prosecutor, contravened Section 135 (a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Tajudeen Elias, adjourned the case until Jan. 29 for ruling on a bail application filed by the accused.

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