Lagos -A 29-year-old gate-keeper, Taoridi Usman, who allegedly defiled his employer’s 11-year-old daughter was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The accused, who lives in his employer’s residence at 27, Amosu Close, Ojokoro, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the offence was committed on Nov. 29 at the accused residence.
According to the prosecutor, the accused, being a gate man in the victim’s house, lured the under-age girl into his room at the gatehouse and defiled her.
The offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, the prosecutor said.
The accused pleaded not guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Elias then adjourned the case to Jan.6, 2016 for mention.(NAN)