By: JP Ashedzi
On Tuesday, a man, Afeez Gbadamosi, 38, was arraigned before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence court by the Lagos State Government for allegedly sexually molesting his two underage sons who are between ages three and seven. The incident was said to have occurred between 2021 and 2022.
told the court that the incident occurred sometime between 2021 and 2022.
The state prosecuting counsel, Abimbola Abolade, charged Gbadamosi with four counts of sexual assault and indecent behaviour preferred against him by the state.
She said the molestation took place at the Iyanamuda area of Agric in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
Abolade told Justice Abiola Sholadoye that the defendant sexually assaulted the boys by inserting his finger into their anus.
She also alleged that Gbadamosi indecently touched their genitals, pressed their buttocks and also made them watch him while he was having sexual intercourse with his wife.
According to the prosecutor, the offences contravened Sections 261 and 264 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The defendant’s counsel, O.O Oladipupo, urged the court to grant her client bail in liberal terms.
But Justice Sholadoye, before adjourning the case, ordered that the defendant be remanded at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre pending when he can perfect his bail conditions.
She adjourned the case until November 20, 2023, for trial.