The Ikorudu Magistrate Court 1, Lagos have arraigned A 64-year-old man identified as Bassey Archibong, for engaging in sexual practices with his four daughters who are between the ages of 12 and 20 years.
Archibong who is a resident of No. 10 Kunle Dipo Street, Majidun, Owutu, in Ikorodu area of Lagos had been engaging in the act with the girls since 2016.
Upon arrest, he was arraigned on three counts of bothering on continuous sexual relationship with his daughters, as well as failure to get their consent and allegedly involving in an amoral relationship with the victims.
He however pleaded not guilty to the charges when they were read to him.
According to, John Iberedem, who is the prosecutor, the defendant normally used food as a bait to get the girls to consent to engage in the practice with him.
Mr. Iberedem further stated that whenever any of the children Rejected his advances, he would quote a portion of the Bible that contained the story of Lot in the Bible, who had sex with his daughters and was not punished by God.
“He told the children that God did not punish Lot, who had sexual intercourse with his children, meaning that He approves of the act,”
The prosecutor further stated that the offenses were punishable under Section 265 (2) of the Lagos State Criminal Laws , 2019.
The Chief Magistrate, F. A. Azeez, remanded the accused in a correctional facility pending advice by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The case was later adjourned till October 30.