40-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With His Underaged Daughters

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A 40-year-old man who has been identified as Terry Ikechukwu Iheme has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly sleeping with his two under aged daughters.

According to Within Nigeria, the suspect who was a senior driver with a company known as  Hi-Tech construction company in Lagos, was arrested while in church by men of the Owutu Police Division on January 12th.

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After the police were done with their investigation, he was arrested and arraigned before the Ikorodu Magistrate Court 1, Ita Elewa in Lagos.

Iheme was charged for defilement which attracts life imprisonment if found guilty over the alleged offence.

The Prosecuting counsel, Inspector John requested that the court should refer the matter to the DPP for advice because the victims were still minors and the offence was capital in nature

Mrs. F.A. Afeez, who was the presiding magistrate ordered the defendant to be remanded in prison custody without an option of bail after his appeal was rejected.

The Court also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send to the DPP for advice.

The Magistrate then adjourned the matter till 19th February, 2020.

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