Woman on trial for luring teenage girls into prostitution in Lagos

An Ikorodu magistrates’ court in Lagos has remanded a woman, Bisola Kehinde, for allegedly engaging two teenage girls in prostitution. The 42-year-old was charged in court for conspiring to engage teenagers in sexual activities. Prosecuting counsel, Aminu Isaac, told the court that the suspect committed the offense on June 23 at 19 Oba Omolaja Street, Igbogbo in the Ikorodu area of the state. According to him, Kehinde engaged the teenage girls in sexual activities and prostitution with different unknown men without their consent and collected the proceeds. READ MORE: Rep accuses Deputy Speaker of bias, stages walkout during Borno bomb attack probe “The defendant promised that she would take the two girls to Libya for prostitution and advised that particular girl to lie against her father that he wanted to sleep with her to free herself,” the prosecutor said. He told the court that the girl’s father was remanded in the Kirikiri correctional facility as a result of the testimony. A.B. Olagbegi-Adelabu, the chief magistrate, did not take Kehinde’s plea but adjourned the case to August 8 for legal advice from the office of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The post Woman on trial for luring teenage girls into prostitution in Lagos appeared first on Guardian Nigeria News.

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