A 65-year-old Nigerian man has been remanded in prison custody after being arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court on Wednesday December 4, for raping an 11-year-old girl.
Ezekiel Adewale who allegedly committed the offence on NovemberÂ 30 at Efon-Alaye Ekiti, allegedly lured the girl to his house with money before defilingÂ her.
Police Prosecutor, Insp. Caleb Leranmo told the court that the suspect defiled the little girl on three occassions.
Adewale’s plea was taken by theÂ Chief MagistrateÂ Mr Abdulhamid Lawal. The Chief Magistrate ordered that theÂ case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice, before adjourning the case till December 18 for mention.