For sharing S3x video of a 10-year-old Chrisland student on Twitter, OAP arraigned in court
The arms of the law have finally caught up with a 40-year-old broadcaster, Uche Igwe, who allegedly shared the s3x video of a 10-year- old pupil of Chrisland School.
Igwe was on Monday, May 9 arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on a two-count charge of cyberstalking and breach of peace.
Prosecution counsel attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti, Augustine Nwabuisi, told the court that the defendant committed the offenses on April 18.
Nwabuisi told the court that the defendant intentionally posted a video of the 10-year-old female student engaging in s£xual intercourse with another student in Dubai, on his Twitter handle @uchedark.
The prosecutor told the court that the offense contravenes Section 24 (1) (a) (b) (i) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition and Prevention) Act of 2015, and Section 168 (d) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. Section 24 (1) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition and Prevention) Act of 2015 provides for 10 years’ imprisonment for cyberstalking while the Breach of the peace is punishable with three months’ jail term under Section 168 (d) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
When the charges were read to him, the defendant pleaded not guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Adeola Adedayo, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N10 million with three sureties in like sum.
Adedayo ruled that the sureties must submit their National Identification Numbers and their Lagos State Residents Registration Agency cards.
She also directed that one of the sureties must be a landowner, adding that all the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.
Adedayo ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and have evidence of three years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government.
She adjourned the case until June 13 for mention.