A magistrate court sitting in Ilorin on Friday ordered for the remand of a mechanic, Azeez Kasali for allegedly defiled a 13 year-old girl in Ilorin.
The suspect was charged to court on the sexual abuse contrary to the provision of Section 32 of Kwara State Child Right Law.
The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Akinjide Adisa informed the court that the suspect was rey to have alledgedly lured the minor who was on her way to fetch water for her parents and forcefully had the canal knowledge of the girl.
He said that the complainant, Kolawole Sherif reported the case at Ganmo Police Station in Ifelodun local government for further investigations.
He prayed court not to grant the suspect bail and is to be remanded in Correctional centre, Oke-Kura Ilorin pending the completion of as the investigation by the police.
In his defence, the suspect claimed not guilty on the alleged case.
In her rulling, the presiding Magistrate, Shade Lawal ordered for the remand of the suspect pending the outcome of police investigations and adjourned the case to 10th of March, 2021 for further hearing.