Bassey Archibong, 64, has been arraigned for sleeping with four of his daughters.
The father of the 4 girls (aged between 12 – 20) has been allegedly having sexual relationship with his daughters since 2016.
According to report, he denies them food whenever they refuse to allow him.
He alleges that his action is approved by God, referring to Lot in the Bible who had sexual relationship with his daughters, saying that God did not punish him.
He was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Mrs. F.A. Azeez of the Magistrates Court in Ikorodu on three counts of continuous sexual relationship with his daughters without their approval.
He however pleaded not guilty to the charges.
John Iberedem, the prosecutor, told the court that Archibong’s offences were punishable under Section 265 (2) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2019.
The charges brought against him read below in parts;
“That you, Bassey Archibong, between the years 2016 and 2019 at No. 10 Kunle Dipo Street, Majidun, Owutu, Ikorodu, Lagos State, in the Ikorodu Magisterial District, did engage your four daughters between the ages of 12 and 20 in sexual activities by having carnal knowledge of them continuously without their consent, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 265 (2) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.
“That you, Bassey Archibong, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned magisterial district, did have unlawful carnal knowledge of your 20-year-old daughter without her consent even when you knew that it was morally wrong, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 260 (1) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”
The man was remanded and case adjourned till October 30, 2019.
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