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Teacher allegedly defiles 3-year-old pupil in Lagos

Tolulope Adeyemi, 48-year-old teacher at a private school in Lagos, has been alleged to have sexually assaulted a three-year-old pupil.


Adeyemi who resides at 23, Salisu Lawal Mobil Road, Ilaje-Ajah, Lagos, was subsequently arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court.

The prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed on Sept. 22, 2023, at a private school in Mobil Road, Ajah, Lagos.

The prosecutor said the victim, a three-year-old girl was assaulted by her teacher thereby committing an offence which contravenes the provisions of Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Osunsanmi adjourned the case until April 22 for legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).


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