A 28-year-old commercial motorcyclist has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 6-year-old girl at Idye village in Makurdi metropolis of Benue State.
The suspect identified as Terver Awuha was accused of having carnal knowledge of the little girl twice. It was alleged that he dragged the little girl who was sent to buy noodles by her mother on June 3, 2020 at about 7:30pm into his room, and forcefully defiled her.
He repeated same act on June 5, 2020 at about 2:00pm and reportedly gave the little girl N100. Terver was thereafter arrested for committing the offence which contravened section 284 of the penal code law of Benue State 2004, after the mother of the girl filed a complaint.
No plea was taken by Magistrate Isaac Ajim who ordered that the accused be remanded in custody of Nigerian Correctional Service in Makurdi. He adjourned the case till August 28 for mention.