Osun Monarch, Son, In Court For Allegedly Defiling A 14-Year- Old Girl
The Aketewi of Iketewi in Osun State, David Ogungbemi, 62, was on Thursday arraigned alongside his son, Idowu, and one Sarafa Olayiwola before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl.
They were arraigned before Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara on three counts of conspiracy, rape and sexual exploitation.
The suspects to have conspired among themselves and sexually exploited the victim.
The defendants were also alleged to have had sexual intercourse with the victim, who got pregnant in the process.
The police prosecutor, John Idoko, alleged that the defendants committed the offences on May 5, 2020, in Ilare-Ijesa.
According to him, the defendants were living in the same house with the victim when they committed the act.
Idoko said the actions of the defendants were contrary to and punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002, as well as sections 31 and 32 of the Child’s Right Act, Cap 050, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges.