An On-air-personality, Uche Igwe has been arraigned by the police for allegedly leaking the viral sex tape of Chrisland’s pupil.
The 40-year-old broadcaster, Uche Igwe, was on Monday, May 9 arrested and presented before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly sharing the sex video of 10-year- old Chrisland Schools’ student on the microblogging platform, Twitter.
TopNaija understands that Igwe was arraigned on a two-count charge of cyber-stalking and breach of peace.
Mr. Augustine Nwabuisi, the Prosecution counsel attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti stated that Igwe intentionally shared the video of the 10-year-old female student engaging in sexual intercourse with another student in Dubai on Twitter, using the Twitter handle, @uchedark to gain publicity.
He added that the defendant shared the video on the internet for public viewing without the consent of the student’s parents or the school. The prosecutor further told the court that the defendant committed the offenses on April 18, on Twitter application.
The alleged offenses contravene 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.
Igwe, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Adeola Adedayo, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N10 million with three sureties in like sum. She adjourned the case until June 13 for mention.
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