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Court remands 2 teachers for allegedly defiling 5-year-old pupil


The magistrate, who did not take the plea of the defendants, also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send to the DPP for advice.

She adjourned the case until Jan. 29 .

Earlier, the prosecutor told the court that Banjoko, who resides in Olowora, Berger while Babatunde lives in Magodo Phase II both in Lagos State, was being tried for defilement

He said that the duo committed the offence on Dec. 15 in the school premises located at Magodo Phase 1, Isheri, Lagos.

The prosecutor said that the defendants lured the girl into an empty classroom and defiled her.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015 which stipulates life imprisonment on conviction.



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