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Man arraigned for defiling teenager

A 65-year old man identified as Friday Azala has been arraigned at the Egor Magistrates Court for allegedly defiling a 12-year- old girl simply identified as Success.

Azala allegedly had sex with the minor, touched her private part and made her sat on his male organ.

The man committed the act between March and April this year at No.6 Agho Street, off Textile Mill road, Egor local government area of Edo State.

He pleaded not guilty to the two- count charge preferred against him.

Presiding Chief Magistrate, Igho P. Braimoh, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000 with a surety who must be a level 15 civil servant.

She adjourned the case till August 13.

Source: Ibrahim Yusuff and Osagie Otabor, Benin

The Nation

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