Temitayo Bamiro, a 35-year-old father, has been arraigned before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old daughter.
Bamiro pleaded not guilty to the one count preferred against him, NAN reported.
The prosecutor, Dr Simon Uche, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 7, at the Iba New Site, Ojo, Lagos.
He said Bamiro was in the habit of sexually assaulting his daughter and had forcefully penetrated her anus repeatedly in the past.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr L.J.K. Layeni, referred the case file to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal advice and adjourned the case till February 22, 2023, for mention.
He also ordered the remand of Bamiro in the Badagry Custodial Centre.