Prankster Trinity Guy and Minor’s Parents To Be Remanded for 52 More Days In Ongoing Case Of Child Abuse
In a significant development, the Family Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State, has once again ruled for the continued remand of Maruf Abdullahi, popularly known as Trinity Guy, and the parents of a minor. The trio is accused of sexually exploiting a 10-year-old girl within the state. This decision, handed down on Tuesday, has ordered their detention at the Agodi Correction Centre until August 31.The matter came to public attention when the police, acting on the incident captured in a video clip involving the minor, summoned the prankster for questioning. Abdullahi, a well-known content creator, had gained notoriety due to the viral skit, which raised concerns about the welfare of the young girl. Confirming the police’s actions, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, assured the public that further updates on the investigation would be provided in due course.During the court proceedings, Magistrate P. O. Adetuyibi reaffirmed the decision to keep Abdullahi, aged 31, and the parents of the child, Isiaka Ahmed, 40, and Rofiat Ahmed, 29, in custody at Agodi. The prosecution counsel, Oluwakemi Arowosaye, presented evidence alleging that the accused parties had conspired to commit sexual abuse. Specifically, Abdullahi stands accused of sexually abusing and exploiting the 10-year-old girl in the Kuola area of Ibadan on December 17, 2022.The police have charged the defendants under the provisions of Section 35(1) of the state’s Child Rights Law of 2006, which deems the offense as punishable according to Section 35(2). Additionally, the alleged actions of the accused contravene Section 516 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.As the legal proceedings continue, the court’s decision to extend the remand serves as a stern reminder of the gravity of the charges against the accused parties. The case highlights the pressing need to protect minors from any form of exploitation and serves as a sobering call to action for authorities to ensure the welfare and safety of children in the community.