LAGOS, Nigeria – A 14-year old boy who was so eager to experience sex has landed in trouble after he was allegedly caught defiling a five-year-old girl in their house in Apapa area of Lagos.
The teenager, who has been arrested and now facing a charge for defilement which attracts several years of imprisonment if he is found guilty, reportedly confessed to the Police that he had heard so much about sex and decided to taste it.
The incident occurred at Rasheed Street, Coconut Bus Stop, Olodi Apapa area of Lagos.
It was gathered that the boy lured the victim to an apartment, removed her pant and defiled her before they were caught by their neighbours who informed the victim’s parents.
The matter was reported to the Police in the area and the boy was arrested. He was later transferred to the Gender Section of the Police Command for interrogation.
During interrogation, the boy reportedly confessed to the crime and was then charged before the Ogba Magistrates Court for the alleged offence.
He pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Supol Ezekiel Ayorinde, mentioned to the Court that it was a case of defilement between two minors and that it should be referred to the DPP for advice.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. B.O. Osunsanmi, ordered the defendant to be remanded in correctional centre and directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send to the DPP for advice.
The case was adjourned till 26th March, 2020