A man identified as Peter Moses, a 20-year-old, who reportedly had sexual intercourse with a five-year-old girl, has been put to police custody at the Correctional Center by an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Mrs Adefumike Anoma, the Chief Magistrate, but, suspend the case till July 21 for references.

Moses is accused on a count charge of rape.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Monica Ikebuilo explained to the court that the perpetrator committed the offence on June 2 in Ado-Ekiti.

Ikebuilo revealed that, the defendant false fully have sexual intercourse with five-year-old girl, he said further that the victim's parents were neighbours with the perpetrator.

She said that the offence against Section 31 (2) of Child’s Right Laws of Ekiti, 2012.

The prosecutor, therefore, appealed the court to put the defendant in remander in the correctional center untill legal advice from the office of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

The plea of the defendant was not recorded in the court.

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