Father, son remanded for allegedly raping daughter, sister

A 51-year-old father, Michael Ayinde has been remanded for allegedly raping his 17-year-old daughter.

Similarly, the father’s son, Abiola, 19, was also remanded for allegedly raping his younger sister.

The father and son allegedly committed the offence at their residence in Agboti Olosan area, Alakia, Ibadan, Oyo State Capital.

The son, Abiola Ayinde, who is the elder brother to the complainant, according to the Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Gbemisola Adedeji, between 2021 and December 2023 allegedly had unlawful sexual intercourse with his younger sister.

Adedeji said that Abiola allegedly impregnated her without her consent.

Also, the father Michael Ayinde, also between 2021 and December 2023, allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of his 17-year-old daughter without her consent according to the Prosecuting Counsel.

She said the offence contravened section 34 of the Oyo State Child Rights Law, 2006.

The pleas of the defendants were not taken.

The magistrate, Mrs O. O. Ogunkanmi, ordered their remand at the Abolongo correctional facility, Oyo town.

Ogunkanmi said that the remand of the father and son in custody was to allow the court to await the outcome of legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

She, thereafter, adjourned the matter until Feb. 21, for mention.

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