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Skit maker, Trinity Guy

A Family Court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, on Monday, ordered the remand of a skit maker, Maruf Abdullahi, popularly known as ‘Trinity Guy’ in Agodi correctional facility.

The skit maker was remanded over alleged sexual exploitation of a 10-year-old girl.

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The court also arraigned Isiaka Ahmed, 40, and his wife, Rofiat, 29.

Ahmed and Rafiat are the parents of the victim.

They were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and sexual abuse and exploitation alongside the skit maker.

The Court Hearing

The Magistrate, Mrs P.O. Adetuyibi, rejected the defendants’ plea for want of jurisdiction.

According to Adetuyibi, the case file had been filed and duplicated at the Oyo State Ministry of Justice.

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She remanded the three defendants in Agodi correctional facility, Ibadan, pending July 11 when the case would come up for mention.

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The Defence Counsel, Mr Oludare Adebayo, argued that Section 41 empowered the court to hear the matter.

Adebayo also said the victim was a product of poverty.

The magistrate said that the case file had been duplicated, but added that not until the ministry of justice accepted to withdraw it that she could hear the matter.

The Abuse

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oluwakemi Arowosaye, made some shocking revelations.

She recounts how the three defendants conspired together to sexually abuse the girl.

“Trinity Guy”, on December 17, 2022, sexually abused and exploited the girl at Kuola area of Ibadan.

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“Abdullahi was asking the victim the colour of his penis, recording the scene and posting it on social media.”

According to her, the offences are contrary to Section 35 (1) and punishable under Section 35 (2) of Oyo State Child Right’s Law, 2006.

Also, Arowosaye said that the offences also contravened Section 516 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

If the skit maker is found guilty of the offence, he is liable to 15 years imprisonment under the Child Right’s Law, 2006.

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