Court remands 38-year-old man for raping 7-month-old daughter in Benue
Mr Isaac Ajim of Makurdi Magistrate has ordered that a 38-year-old man identified as Mr. Simon Emeka who allegedly raped his 7-months old daughter be remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Service.
This is coming after the accused was arraigned in court over the alleged crime committed last Monday.
While presenting the matter before the court, the Prosecutor identified as Sergeant Friday Kanshio told the court that the matter was reported to the police by one Josephine Habba who said she heard of the sad incident when she went to Jestic Hospital with her child for treatment and saw one, Mrs Favour Emeka crying before a nurse that her baby was raped by her husband.
The prosecutor stressed that investigation was yet to be completed while the accused denied the charge against him.
The bail which was processed for the accused was rejected by the trial magistrate, Ajim due to the nature of the allegation and the case was adjourned to the 31st of August for further mention.