Farmer remanded for allegedly defiling 8-year-old girl

November 4, 2020
17 Views

A Magistrates’ Court in Benue State on Wednesday ordered that a 29-year-old farmer, Terzungwe Aende, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.

The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin told the court that the case was reported at the ‘B’ Division Gboko by the complainant, Ushahemba Aasegh of Mkovur Ipav Gboko L.G.A Benue on Oct. 17, 2020.

Godwin alleged that Aende defiled the complainant’s eight-year-old niece and also threatened to harm the minor if she tells anyone what he did.

The prosecution begged the court for an adjournment, adding that investigation into the matter was ongoing.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 305 and 284 of the Penal Code Law of Benue 2004.

Delivering the judgement, Magistrate Ajuma Igama, ordered the police to return the case file to the Benue Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

She adjourned the matter until Nov. 30 for further mention, NAN reports.

You may be interested

News

Senate not for thugs, Senator Ohuabunwa tells Adeyemi over anti-Ikpeazu comment

admin - February 26, 2021

<!-- Senate not for thugs, Senator Ohuabunwa tells Adeyemi over anti-Ikpeazu comment - ElombahNews HomeNewsSenate not for thugs, Senator Ohuabunwa…

Asaba airport gets N30 billion facelift from concessionaire, to rake in N80 billion for State
News
News

Asaba airport gets N30 billion facelift from concessionaire, to rake in N80 billion for State

admin - February 26, 2021

<!-- Asaba airport gets N30 billion facelift from concessionaire, to rake in N80 billion for State - ElombahNews HomeNewsAsaba airport…

COVID-19 vaccines: NPHCDA conducts nationwide health workers training
News
News

COVID-19 vaccines: NPHCDA conducts nationwide health workers training

admin - February 26, 2021

<!-- COVID-19 vaccines: NPHCDA conducts nationwide health workers training - ElombahNews HomeHealthCOVID-19 vaccines: NPHCDA conducts nationwide health workers training

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.