Father Marries Off His 12-Year-Old Daughter, Collects HP Laptop As Bride Price

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A father, Oyefeso Saheed, has been remanded for giving out his 12-year-old daughter in marriage.

He allegedly collected a HP laptop as bride price.

On Monday, Mr Saheed was remanded by a court at the Oke-Kura Correctional Centre in Ilorin for the act.

Magistrate Shade Lawal also ordered the remand of the victim’s purported husband, Ismail Lawal, 32, before adjourning the case till Wednesday for further mention.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Sergeant Akinjide Adisa, said that the matter was reported at the Adewole police station by Aishat Temem, a member of the state branch of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA).

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