A 34-year-old man, Tunde Oyedokun, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for unlawfully defiling a minor.
Addressing the court, the police prosecutor, Abiodun Fagboyinbo, said the accused dealt indecently with the victim, said to be 13 years old, by having carnal knowledge of her.
The charges read in part, “That you, Tunde Oyedokun, sometime in April, 2019, at No. 5 Balogun Street, Omigbade area of Osogbo, unlawfully had carnal knowledge of one (name withheld).
“That you, on the same date, time and place, did unlawfully and indecently deal with the victim.”
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge and pleaded that the matter be tried at the magistrates’ court.