Man Rapes Neighbour’s Seven-Year-Old Daughter

A 27-year-old bus conductor, John Akachi,
has confessed to raping his his neighbour’s
seven-year-old girl daughter at Idimu area
of Lagos State..
The accused was arraigned before an Ebute
Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court on one count
of rape.
The 27-year-old Abia State indigene was
said to have committed the crime to have
claimed he was drunk and didn’t know
when he slept with the girl, according to the
police.
Conductor pleads guilty to raping seven-
year-old girl
The police had told the court on Friday that
the victim, who was his neighbour’s
daughter, sustained injuries in the course of
the intercourse.
The charge reads, “That you, John Akachi, on
July 12, 2014, at about 5.50pm, at Adesanya
Street, Pipeline Idimu, Lagos in the Lagos
Magisterial District, did have unlawful sexual
intercourse with one (name withheld) aged
six years old, which caused her harm and
thereby committed an offence punishable
under Section 137 of the Criminal Law of
Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.”
After the charge was read to him, he said, “I
am guilty with reason.”
The defendant was not represented by any
counsel.
The police prosecutor, DSP Etim Nkankuk,
announced the presence of the victim’s
parent and the Investigating Police Officer.
The case was adjourned till October 8, 2014.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. A.A. Demi-Ajayi,
said, “The defendant, having pleaded guilty
to the charge, is hereby ordered to be
remanded in prison, pending the facts and
sentence of the case.”

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