Father Remanded For Allegedly Defiling Two Daughters
The accused was said to have had sex with his two daughters, aged 16 and 11.
Godswill was arraigned in court on a one count charge of defilement and if found guilty may spend a minimum of six years in a correctional centre.
The presiding magistrate, A.O. Ajibade, however did not take his plea as she ordered that he should be remanded until the next hearing.
The police said the accused had been sleeping with his two daughters for two years.
It added that the case was first reported at the Gender Section of the Lagos State Police Command before it was charged to court on the orders of the state commissioner of police.
The prosecutor, Kehinde Ajayi, told the court that the incident happened at Juliana Lawson Street, Alagbado, Lagos state.
Ajayi expressed that the accused started molesting the girls since 2019 when they were 14 and 9 respectively and continued till this year when the victims summoned courage and told their neighbours what they were suffering in the hands of their father.
He asked the court to refer the matter to the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.
Ajibade also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send it to DPP for advice.
The matter was adjourned till March 17, 2021.