Pastor, 49, in court for allegedly defiling 2 under-aged sisters

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LAGOS – A 49-year- , Friday Arthur, was on Friday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling two -aged sisters (names withheld) aged 10 and 11.

Arthur, a Beninoise, who resides at . 856, Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.

Prosecutor, Sgt. Victor Eruada, told court Arthur committed offence between March 28 and April 6 at Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos.

Eruada said , had at various occasions, lured the minors into his room and defiled them.

He said the offence violated Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Section 137 prescribes imprisonment for anyone convicted of the offence of defiling a child.

The News Agency of (NAN) that the victims and their female guardian were in court.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty the charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs Linda Balogun, granted the N500,000 bail two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till May 27 for . (NAN)