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Lagos: Court remands father for allegedly raping 13-year-old daughter 

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A 58-year-old father, Joseph Gamor has been remanded in Awarjigoh Correctional Centre for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter.

The suspect who lives at the back of Golden GLO Bus stop, Imeke, Badagry, Lagos, was remanded by a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya refused to take his plea.

Adekomaiya ordered the defendant to be remanded until July 29, pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Ayodele Adeosun told the court that the offence was committed on May 9, at about 9.00.a.m at the defendant‘s residence.

Adeosun said that Gamor did unlawfully penetrate the vagina of his 13-year-old daughter sexually with his manhood.

“He unlawfully touched and removed her clothes and had sexual intercourse with her.”

Adeosun said the offence contravened the provisions of Sections 261 and 263 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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