A man, Uche Uzogora, who was accused by his wife, Blessing Akarayere of defiling his own daughter (name withheld), was on Tuesday remanded in police custody by Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The case was adjourned till July 25 for hearing.
Wife of the defendant told the court that her husband Uzogora raped their 11-year-old daughter. Uzogora, who resides in Kabusa village, Apo, FCT, however, pleaded not guilty to a count charge of raping a minor.
The Prosecutor, Urom Otu, told the court that the complainant reported her husband of raping their daughter at the Apo Police Station on May 2.
Otu further said the complainant reported to the police that she left the victim in the care of her husband when she travelled to her village in December 2015 to write an examination.
He added that the defendant allegedly had threatened to kill the victim after forcefully have sexual intercourse with her.