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Lagos court sentence man to life imprisonment for raping 14-year-old schoolgirl



Justice Adekunle Adeyeye of Ado-Ekiti Excessive Courtroom has convicted and sentenced 30-year-old Shola Oguntuase to life imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old Junior Secondary Faculty scholar.

Delivering judgment on the one depend filed towards Oguntuase, the presiding choose held that the prosecution proved its case past all affordable doubts, therefore, his conviction to life imprisonment.


Within the ruling, the courtroom held that there’s “little doubt that the prosecution established past affordable doubt that the defendant raped the sufferer. The defendant is hereby sentenced to life imprisonment.”

The prosecution counsel, Marcus Olowoyo, had earlier through the trial, instructed the courtroom that Oguntuase defiled the minor on July 7, 2020, at Ire- Ekiti within the Oye Native Authorities Space of Ekiti State. Olowoyo in proving his case introduced the sufferer’s assertion to the police earlier than the courtroom as proof.

The prosecutor additional referred to as 4 witnesses and tendered medical studies as reveals earlier than the courtroom to show her case of rape.

Nevertheless, the protection counsel Rotimi Adabembe referred to as no witnesses.


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