A trader has been arrested for turning a 13-year-old beggar into a sex slave.
The 32-year-old man, Ibrahim Usman, is facing a count charge of defilement in the Ogudu Magistrates court in Lagos. Usman was remanded this Friday, February 10, 2017.
According to Vanguard, the prosecutor, Lucky Ihiehie, said the accused committed the offence in December 2016 and he was arrested on Sunday, February 5 at Mile 12.
Ihiehie said that the accused kidnapped the 13-year-old from where she was begging and turned her into a sex slave. He said: “The accused took her to his sister’s house in Ibadan and had sex with her twice at night. He told her to start living with him in his sister’s house. He brought her to Lagos on Feb. 3 to buy some things for his business at Mile 12, but on Feb. 5 one of Hausa leaders saw them.”
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He explained to the court that the victim recounted her experience and said has not been. He said: “After series of questions, it was discovered that the girl had been passing through a lot in the hands of the accused. She was taken without her parents’ knowledge and was being defiled every night by the accused.’’
The magistrate, Sule-Amzat, remanded the accused in prison custody and ordered that the victim should be taken to an orphanage until the next adjourned date on Friday, March 3.