A 16-year old boy has been arrested and asked to explain what he was checking in a 6-year old girl’s private part in Lagos. The suspect (names withheld) was caught while he opened the victim’s private at Owo Street, Marcaz in Agege section of Lagos where they reside using their parents.
It was scooped that the suspect lured the victim, touched her before she raised alarm and among their neighbours rescued the victim.
The case was reported to the Isokoko Police Division; the boy was arrested and taken fully to the station for interrogation.
It was gathered that the boy denied sexually molesting the victim but only touched her private to compare it with other private parts he’d seen. The victim hails from the Northern area of the country.
After interrogation the authorities found him culpable and charged him before Ogba Magistrates Court for assault and he pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Inspector Benson Emerhi, informed the court that the defendant and the victim were minors.
Thus, the Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O. Sule Amzat, granted him bail in the amount of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He was remanded in custody pending when he’ll perfect his bail. The case was adjourned till 4th March, 2019.
It was also gathered that the defendant might have faced trial for rape due to the age and for not penetrating her before he was caught