*Man Bags Life Imprisonment For Raping 15 Years Old Girl – Details*

Man Bags Life Imprisonment For Raping 15 Years Old Girl – Details.

Information reached thenewskingdom have it that, a man, identified as Ojo Ayegbusi, was on Wednesday, sentenced to life imprisonment by an Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, for raping a 15-year-old girl.

According to the report, Ayegbusi was said to have committed the crime on 11th November, 2020, at Ikole Ekiti.

The charge stated that “The innocent survivor (victim) of the rape was coming from school when she was accosted by the defendant who lured her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her”.

“She could not tell anybody of her nasty experience, but her father found out when the girl was rushed to hospital after she collapsed at home and blood was gushing out of her private parts.”

“Consequently, the defendant was arrested and arraigned in court”.

According to Julius Ajibare, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ekiti State, “The offence of rape is contrary to Section 31(2) of the Child’s Rights Law, Cap.C7, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.”

Information also disclosed that five witnesses were called by Ajibare, who prosecuted the case for Ekiti State.

He also tendered three exhibits in support of his case.

However, the defendant, who spoke through his counsel, E O. Sunmonu, gave evidence in his defence and called one witness.

Meanwhile, in the judgment, Justice John Adeyeye held that “the prosecution proved the offence of rape against the defendant beyond reasonable doubt.”

The court consequently convicted the defendant and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

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