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Man in Court for allegedly giving out his 12-year-old daughter in marriage.

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A Family Court in Ilorin, on Monday, ordered the remand of one Oyefeso Saheed in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre, Ilorin, for allegedly giving out his 12-year-old daughter in marriage.

Magistrate Shade Lawal also ordered the remand of the victim’s purported husband, Ismail Lawal, 32, before adjourning the case till Wednesday, for further mention.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Akinjide Adisa said that the matter was reported at Adewole Police Station by Aishat Temem, a member of the state branch of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA).

He said that the matter was reported after the complainant had received a call from the victim’s school principal.The prosecutor also told the court that the purported husband gave the victim a HP laptop as bride price for the ‘marriage’.

He then prayed the court to order the remand of the two defendants on the basis that the offences they allegedly committed were not bail-able.

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Emir of Kajuru in Kaduna state Regains Freedom

Meanwhile, The Emir of Kajuru in Kaduna state, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, who was abducted on Sunday, has regained his freedom.

Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, in Kaduna.

He said the second class traditional ruler was released this evening and is now in his palace.

Jalige said details of how the ruler was freed would be communicated in due course.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the emir was kidnapped with 10 members of his family in the early hour of Sunday, in Kajuru town of Kajuru Local Government Area.

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