Sanni Idowu, a 48-year-old resident of Amuloko area in Ibadan was on Wednesday arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court in Iyaganku for raping his own 15-year-old daughter.
Idowu was arrested at Ifedapo, Amuloko area of Ibadan on October 23 for allegedly forcefully having canal knowledge of the daughter.
The prosecuting police officer, S. Ogunremi told the court that the offence contravenes Sections 357 and 358 of the Criminal Code Cap. 38 Vol II Laws of Oyo state of Nigeria 2000.
The accused person pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to him.
The presiding Magistrate, S.A. Oyediran thereafter adjourned the case till December 9 for hearing and ordered that the accused person be remanded in prison till then.