Man arrested for sexually abusing two daughters

July 1, 2020
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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has arrested one Oman Suleiman for sexually abusing his two daughters.

Suleiman who was arraigned before an FCT High Court on Wednesday was charged with three counts bordering on sexual abuse.

The Justice, Peter Kekemeke, who did not take the plea of the defendant ordered that he be remanded in the custody of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

He then adjourned the matter until July 13 for the hearing of the defendant’s application for bail.

Earlier, Prosecution Counsel, Mr. A.O. Shaibu told the court that the defendant who lives with his family in Karu, FCT, committed the offense between June 2018 and Feb. 2020.

Shuaibu said, between these dates, the defendant allegedly sexually abused his 16-year-old and 14-year-old daughters and inflicted injuries on them.

According to him, the offense contravened the provisions of Section 1 (2) of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition ) Act 2015.

NAN reports that his defense counsel Mr. Labio Oji, applied orally for his bail, pursuant to sections 158 and 162 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), 2015.

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