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Man gets life imprisonment for raping four-year-old girl



A 50-year-old man recognized as Tajudeen Usman has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a four-year-old woman.


The suspect who was arraigned earlier than  earlier than Justice Lekan Ogunmoye on a one-count cost of rape, reportedly dedicated the offence on August 21, 2020 at Ikere Ekiti.


Talking to the police, the sufferer stated the convict, popularly known as Daddy Latifat,

“who lives in our home, took me to his sitting room on that day.  He stated I ought to sit on his lap, then he eliminated my pants and put his one thing (penis) the place I exploit to urinate (vagina). He used to name me to his sitting room each time to do it.” 


Additionally testifying in courtroom, the sufferer’s mom stated; 


“I used to be making cassava flour, when my daughter went to defecate within the space.

“After I went to pack the faeces, I seen blood in it. Thereafter, I checked her anus and vagina.

“I noticed blood popping out of the place and I turned very scared.

“After I probed her, she stated, it was Daddy Latifat that put his one thing to the place I exploit to urinate’.”


She stated she later reported the matter at Ikere Ekiti Police Station. Earlier than the trial was concluded, the prosecutor, Ok.S. Adeyemo known as 5 witnesses and tendered the defendant’s assertion to show his case.


Adeyemo additionally tendered the sufferer’s assertion and medical report as reveals over the offence he stated  contravened Part 31 (2) of the Youngster’s Proper Legislation, Cap.C7 Legal guidelines of Ekiti State, 2012.


The defendant’s counsel, Tope Salam appealed to the courtroom to mood justice with mercy due to the defendant’s age.


Ruling on the case, Justice Ogunmoye stated the prosecutor proved the case past cheap doubt. 


Ogunmoye stated; 


 “In all, the prosecution had proved his case past cheap doubt in opposition to the defendant.

“The only real challenge for willpower is resolved in favour of the prosecution, the defendant is convicted as charged.

‘’The sentence for the offence of rape underneath Youngster’s Proper Legislation is necessary, he’s sentenced to life imprisonment.”

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