An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Thursday remanded a 54-year-old pastor, Michael Olise, who allegedly defiled his friend’s 12-year-old twin daughters, pending Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O. Osunsanmi, remanded Olise in Kirikiri Prisons, and ordered that the case file be the DPP.
Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Jan. 23, 2019 for mention.
The accused, who resides at No 2, Okanlawon St., Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of sexual assault and defilement.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp Raphael Donny, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Nov. 15 at No 1, Okanlawon St., Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos.
Donny said the accused went to the girls’ house while their parents were not around and had sexual intercourse with of them.
“They confessed to their mother that the accused always come to their house to have sexual intercourse with them .
“She reported the case to the police and the accused was arrested,’’ he said.
The offence contravened the provisions of Section 137 and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.