Nanny in court over allegedly assaulting toddler

The police on Tuesday arraigned a primary school caregiver, Miss Oluwaseun Oluwatobi, in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl put in her care.

The defendant, whose address was not provided, is charged with unlawful sexual assault.

The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Benson Emuerhi, told the court that Oluwatobi on July 16 at Cillaville School Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos, sexually assaulted the toddler.

Emuerhi said the defendant was arrested by the police after a case was reported at the Gender Section, Ikeja Police Command.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 264 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olufunke Sule-Amzat, admitted Oluwatobi, to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Sule-Amzat also ordered that one of the sureties must be related to the defendant.

She adjourned the case until Oct. 7, for mention.

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