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Father Arraigned In Court For Sleeping With Two Daughters … He deflowered me, younger daughter said. Featured News 

Father Arraigned In Court For Sleeping With Two Daughters … He deflowered me, younger daughter said.

The police in Lagos State, Nigeria have arraigned  a 52-year-old trader, Eze Chukwuma, who allegedly raped his 17-year-old daughter, on Thursday before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

 

The widower resides at Iyana-Era area of Ijanikin, Lagos.

 

He is facing a count charge of defilement. The offence was committed in June 2006 at the family home.

 

One of the daughters told the police that their father has been sleeping with them since the death of their mother in 2008.

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Vanguard reports, “The victim said that their father usually have his way with her and her younger sister, after threatening to stab her and himself with a knife.

“The girl alleged that it was his father that `deflowered’ her.

 

“At night, my father will ask us to separate ourselves so that he could sleep with me, before going to have his way again with my younger sister,” the victim said

The case was reported to the police by a neighbour, who the girl confided in.

 

Chukwuma, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Davies Abegunde, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000, with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned until March 29 for trial.

 

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