Court has ordered the Famous Nigerian skit maker Maruf Abdullahi better known as Trinity Guy, to remain at Agodi Prison in Ibadan, Oyo State, till August 3 for allegedly sexually exploiting a 10-year-old girl.
A family Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, gave this order on Tuesday, July 11, 2023.
Mrs P O Adetuyibi, the Magistrate, ordered Abdullahi, 31, Isiaka Ahmed, 40, and his wife Rofiat Ahmed, 29, the child’s parents, to remain in Agodi, as Adetuyibi adjourned the case until August 3.
According to reports, the authorities charged Abdullahi and the victim’s parents with conspiracy and sexual abuse/exploitation.
Earlier, Insp Oluwakemi Arowosaye, the Prosecution Counsel, told the Court that Abdullahi, Ahmed, and his wife Rofiat allegedly conspired to commit sexual abuse.
The offence, the police said, contravened the provisions of Section 35 (1) and punishable under Section 35 (2) of the Oyo State Child Rights Law 2006.
She said it also contravenes the provisions of section 516 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.
If the skit maker is found guilty of the offence, he is liable to 15 years imprisonment under the Child Right’s Law, 2006.
In another news, a Magistrate Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State, has remanded a nursing mother, Damilola Opeyemi, in the Abolongo Correctional facility in Oyo town, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death over dinner.
Magistrate P. O. Adetuyibi did not take her plea due to want of jurisdiction.
Adetuyibi said the remand was pending legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).
She, therefore, adjourned the matter till September 27 for mention.
Opeyemi is being charged with murder.
Earlier, Police prosecution, Inspector Olalekan Adegbite, had told the court that Opeyemi, on July 4, at about 8:30pm caused the death of her husband.
The prosecutor said, ”The couple who lived at Adogba Ajegede area, Ibadan, stabbed her husband, Oluwashina, 27, during a fight over noodles dinner.”
He said the offence contravenes Section 316 and is punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.