The family court, sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, remanded one Oyefeso Saheed who allegedly gave out in marriage, his 12 years old daughter to a 32 years old Ismail Lawal.

Police report stated that the purported husband who was also remanded gave the victim laptop HP model as pride price for the unification of his marriage.

The matter was reported at the Adewole police station by a member of the International Federation of Women Lawyer (FIDA) Kwara state branch, Ashat Temem, after receiving call from the victim’s school principal.

Investigation conducted at Anti Human Trafficking Women and Children Protection Unit revealed via medical report that the hymen of the victim is not intact again and there were bruises around her private part.

The prosecutor, Akinjide Adisa, prayed the court to order the remand of the defendants on the basis that the offences they allegedly committed are not ordinarily bailable.

The court, in his short ruling, ordered that the victim’s father and the purported husband should be kept in the Correctional Facility till Wednesday this week.

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