A 27-year-old man identified as Segun Tanimola, has been arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly abducting an 18-month-old baby.
The prosecutor, Insp. Chinalu Uwadione, told the court that the offence was committed on April 20, at Apata Street, Ita Baale in Shomolu near Lagos.
He said the accused, had abducted the 18-month-old daughter of Mrs Basirat Junaid, who lodged a complaint at the police station.
The accused allegedly whisked the child to an unknown destination before he was apprehended.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 277 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
He, however, pleaded not guilty.
The chief magistrate, Mrs A. Ipaye-Nwachukwu, denied bail to the accused and said that he should approach the high court to procure his bail.
She adjourned the case until June 20 for mention.