Adeyeye, a primary school teacher, was accused of defiling a five-year-old pupil inside the school’s toilet in Okitipupa. He was arrested by the men of the Ondo State Police Command on November 7, 2018.
He was arraigned on one count of rape.
According to the police prosecutor, Mr Ayodeji Omoyegha, the case was reported at the police station by the victim’s parents and the suspect was later arrested.
Adeyeye, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
In his ruling, the magistrate, Mr O. Ogunfuyi, ordered that the suspect be remanded in prison custody pending the outcome of the legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
He adjourned the case till January 30, 2019.
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