Police in Nigeria have confirmed that a 65-year-old 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. The story has since gone viral
Ezekiel Adewale who allegedly committed the offence on November 30 at Efon-Alaye Ekiti, allegedly lured the girl to his house with money before defiling 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 the Chief Magistrate Mr Abdulhamid Lawal. The Chief Magistrate ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice, before adjourning the case till December 18 for mention.