A 43-year-old popular muslim cleric, Ishaq Gbadegesin, who allegedly fingered his daughter’s private part and also asking her to rub his p*nis at nights, has been charged N100, 000 bail by an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Innocent Odugbo, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Nov. 7, at 4:00 p.m. at his residence, adding that the accused sexually assaulted his 15-year-old daughter by putting his fingers into the private part of the girl.
“The accused also indecently assaulted his daughter by asking her to rub his p*nis at nights, ” Odugbu said, adding that the offences contravened Sections 136 and 261 Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
According to a report by Vanguard, the suspect who resides at No. 8, Humuani St. in the Shomolu area of Lagos, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge bordering on sexual assault.
Mrs A. O. Awogboro, who is the magistrate, also granted him two sureties in like sum, saying that the sureties must be gainfully employed, their addresses be verified and one of them must be a blood relation to the accused.
She adjourned the case till Dec. 14 for mention.