A gin seller caught a 54-year old man Gabriel Oriashi almost got lynched after he was caught defiling 11-year-old daughter of a gin seller he normally patronized.
The sad incident happened at Kajola Street where the victim’s mother lives and owns a shop at. The suspect who is married to two women had gone to the victim's mum's shop to buy a drink where the victim was asked to attend to him.
Noticing the victim’s mother was not close by, the suspect ordered her to pull her pant down then proceeded to penetrated and penetrated her through the back. When the victim's mum waited for her return, she proceeded to check for her and found them in the act.
She raised alarm which attracted the residents who attempted to mob Oriashi before he was rescued and handed over to the police at Ikotun Division. The Akoko Edo born suspect was charged before Ogba Magistrates court for defilement. It was leant it was not the first time he was doing so.
When interviewed, the victim said the suspect warned her not to tell her parents otherwise they will all die. So she had to keep quiet and bear the assault to save her parents from dying. Oriashi, who is a truck driver, pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr. F. Akani, granted him bail in the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum. The court ordered the suspect to be remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition. The matter was adjourned till 15 January, 2018.