An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos has ordered that a 39-year-old man, Tim Uwem, who allegedly raped his 21-year-old stepdaughter be remanded in a custodial centre.
The police charged Uwem with rape.
Chief Magistrate O. G. Oghre adjourned the matter until Nov. 18 for mention.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Kehinde Olatunde told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Oct. 3, at No. 10, Olaniyi Yusuf St., Ikotun.
He alleged that Uwem raped his 21-year-old stepdaughter.
The offense, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.
Uwem pleaded not guilty.