Lagos teacher docked for alleged defilement of 3-year-old pupil

A 48-year-old teacher at a private school in Lagos, Tolulope Adeyemi has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged indecent sexual assault of her three-year-old pupil.

The state police command arraigned Adeyemi who resides at 23, Salisu Lawal Mobil Road, Ilaje- Ajah, Lagos, before the court for indecent sexual assault. The prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed on Sept. 22, 2023, at a private school in Mobil Road, Ajah, Lagos.

The prosecutor said the victim, a three-year-old girl was assaulted by her teacher. According to him, the offence contravenes the provisions of Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Osunsanmi adjourned the case until April 22 for legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

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