He was supposed to play the role of a father in her life but ended up taking advantage of her.

Francis Okozie has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 14-year-old step daughter.

Not only did he defile and impregnate his step-daughter, he also gave her drugs to abort the pregnancy.

The incident happened at Pipeline road in Baruwa estate in Ipaja area of Lagos State where they reside.

Bounce News gathered that after the victim was reportedly impregnated, she was taken to a quack nurse, Ester Udoh at Abeokuta street in Egbeda who administered drugs that terminated the pregnancy. 

The victim was however harmed in the process.

She started bleeding and had to raise an alarm in the compound when the bleeding continued non-stop.

Her neighbours who heard her crying and writhing in pain came to her rescue and contacted the police.

Okezie was later arrested and taken to the police where he confessed to the crime.

Udoh was also arrested and brought to the station where she reportedly confessed that she gave her the drugs that terminated her pregnancy.

They were charged before Ogba Magistrates court with unlawful defilement and administering dangerous under the Criminal Code, but pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Davis Abegunde granted them bail in the sum of 500,000 Naira with two sureties in the like sum.

They were remanded in prison custody and the matter was adjourned till 8 September 2017.