A 24-year-old man, Sanusi Sheriff, was on Wednesday, arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates' Court for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl.
The accused committed the offence on Oct. 5 around 4 p.m. at Agbaje village in Ife South Local Government Area.He allegedly had carnal knowledge of the minor in his room.
The accused pleaded not guilty when the charges were read out to him.
Ruling on the bail application, the Chief Magistrate, Mr Adebayo Lasisi, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with a surety in like sum.
Lasisi, however, ruled that the surety, who must reside within the court's jurisdiction, should provide three years’ tax clearance certificate and two passport photographs. The case was adjourned till November 8.(NAN)