Father Marries off 12-year-old Daughter for a Laptop
A family court at the Oke-Kura Correctional Centre in Ilorin remanded Mr. Saheed for marrying his 12-year-old daughter for a laptop.
Oyefeso Saheed, a father, has been remanded for marrying off his 12-year-old daughter. He supposedly received an HP laptop as a bridesmaid gift.
Mr Saheed was remanded in the Oke-Kura Correctional Centre in Ilorin by a family court on Monday for the offence. Before adjourning the case till Wednesday, Magistrate Shade Lawal ordered the remand of the victim’s putative spouse, Ismail Lawal, 32.
Aishat Temem, a member of the state section of the International Federation of Women Lawyers, had reported the issue to the Adewole police station, according to the prosecutor, Sergeant Akinjide Adisa (FIDA).
The incident was reported after the complainant received a call from the victim’s school principal, he added.
The prosecution also informed the court that the alleged spouse gave the victim an HP laptop as a bride price.
He then asked the court to detain the two defendants on the grounds that the crimes they were accused of were non-bailable.
The defendants, on the other hand, entered not guilty pleas to the accusations brought against them.
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