60-year-old Man Remanded For Defiling Physically Challenged Minor In Rivers

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A man identified as Victor Elem has been remanded in a correctional centre by a Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt on a charge bothering on defilement.

In a charge sheet, the 60-years-old man is accused of defiling a 12-year-old physically challenged girl inside her parent’s apartment in Ubima Community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.

When the matter was mentioned in court, the Chief Magistrate, Kobani-Buzugbe declined jurisdiction to hear the case and directed that the case file be sent to the Department of Public Prosecution for advice.

Chief Magistrate Kobani-Buzugbe subsequently adjourned to 23rd May 2022 for legal advice.

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