An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 57-year-old man, Daramola Kehinde, in prison for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.
Kehinde, of no fixed address, is facing a count charge of rape.
The prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the court that the accused committed the alleged offence on Aug. 10, at Iyin-Ekiti.
Okunade said that the accused raped his 16-year-old daughter, which led to her death.
He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 31 (2) of Child Rights Law and Section 214 of the Criminal Code, Law of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor urged the court to remand the accused in prison, pending legal advice from the office of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The plea of the accused was not taken.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboye, ordered that the accused be remanded and adjourned the case until Nov. 2, for mention. (NAN)
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