A family court in Iyaganku, Ibadan has remanded two men, James Thomas, 35, and Segun Adesina, 61, on Thursday for the alleged defilement of a 14-year-old girl.

Chief Magistrate, Patricia Adetuyibi, who did not take the plea of the defendants due to lack of jurisdiction, ordered their remand at Abolongo Correctional Facility in Oyo Town, NAN reports.

She directed that the case file be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions in the Oyo State Ministry of Justice for advice.

Adetuyibi adjourned the matter until Oct. 20 for mention.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Folake Ewe told the court that Thomas between January and July at Oke-Ola in the Ejioku area of Ibadan allegedly had unlawful s3xual intercourse with the girl.

Ewe said the defendant allegedly committed the offence without her consent.

She said Adesina, sometime in 2021 at the same address, also allegedly had unlawful s3xual intercourse with the victim without her consent.

Ewe said the offences contravened Section 34 of the Oyo State Child Rights Law 2006.

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