Bus driver in court for assaulting eight-year-old girl

Bus driver in court for assaulting eight-year-old girl
July 25 10:10 2016

A Lagos-based bus driver, Nnamdi Ikunor has been arraigned before  a  Magistrates Court sitting in Ikeja for alleged indecent assault of an eight-year-old girl.

Ikunor, 28 is facing a two-count charge of defilement before Magistrate  Bola Osunsanmi.

Prosecuting Inspector Simon Imohnwa said the defendant committed the offence on July 7 at Adidas village in Ajegunle, Apapa, Lagos.

The charge against the defendant reads: “That you Nnamdi Ikunor on July 7 at Adidas village, Ajegunle, Apapa, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial district did unlawfully and indecently assaulted one (name withheld) eight-year old child by fingering her vagina and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 135 of the criminal laws of Lagos State 2011.”

Inspector Imohnwa informed the court that the offence committed is punishable under section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Magistrate Osunsanmi granted him N300,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.

She adjourned the matter till September 7.