A 29 year old female teacher, Adejuyigbe Moni was yesterday remanded for allegedly assaulting a four year old pupil by inserting her fingers in her vagina.
Mrs Olufunke Sule-Amzat, the chief magistrate, ordered that the defendant should be kept in Kirikiri Prison in Lagos pending the receipt of legal advice from Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP.
The defendant is standing trial for sexual assault and however pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Mr. Benson Emuerhi, had told the court that the defendant committed this offence on the 13th of January, on the premises of Covenant Tekno Kids Discovery Centre located on 14, Akeem-Oke Street, Igando, Lagos.
The little girl complained to her parents about the pains in her bum bum and said the class teacher had inserted her fingers in her vagina causing her pains.
The parents decided to report the case to the school authorities and the defendant was confronted but she denied the allegations, hence the police got involved.
The police said child sexual assault contravenes Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, which could attract seven years imprisonment.
The case was adjourned till April 11th for mention.