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A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ore, Ondo State has remanded 36-year-old Peter Moses in Correctional Centre for allegedly raping and impregnating his own daughter.

The accused person, Moses was said to have committed the offence on the between November, 2020 and January 2021 at Asewele Korede camp via Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Jimoh Amuda who told the court that the accused person had committed punishable offence said that police had just commenced investigations into the matter.

He asked the court for adjournment to enable the police complete investigations and seek legal advice from the Ministry of Justice.

The accused person who pleaded guilty to the two charges leveled against him, however, urged the court to temper justice with mercy on him.

The Presiding Magistrate, F.O. Omofolarin, thereafter, ordered Moses to be remanded in Correctional Centre pending the outcome of the DPP legal advice and adjourned the case to February 21, this year for mention to enable police complete investigation.

By Roving

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