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Pastor sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his friend’s twin daughters

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Justice Abiola Soladoye of a Home Violence and Sexual Offences Court docket sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, at present Might 4 sentenced a pastor, Michael Oliseh, to life imprisonment for defiling his good friend’s 12-year-old twin daughters.

In her judgment, Justice Soladoye described Mr. Oliseh, who’s the assistant Pastor of the Anointed Chosen Vessel Ministry in Okota, Lagos, as a “serial rapist” who took turns defiling his good friend’s daughters. She held that the prosecution had convincingly proved the costs of defilement towards the convict past any cheap doubt.

 

In her judgment, the court docket held that “His conduct is unbecoming of a pastor. Having been discovered responsible as charged with the 2 offenses, the defendant is hereby sentenced to life imprisonment.’’ she mentioned

She mentioned that the sentences ought to run concurrently and that his identify is entered within the Intercourse Offenders Register of the Lagos State Authorities.

The presiding decide additionally berated the mother and father of the victims for sending their youngsters to stick with the convict.

“Dad and mom of the survivors lack self-discipline and ought to not have despatched their youngsters to go keep in Oliseh’s home. Youngsters are to not be entrusted with randy adults. They need to be saved within the fingers of accountable adults who’ve their goodwill at coronary heart. The necessity for accountable parenting can’t be overemphasized,” the decide mentioned

 

5 witnesses testified on the trial and 5 reveals had been tendered. In keeping with the prosecution counsel, Olufunke Adegoke, the clergyman dedicated the crimes someday in November 2017 in In the past, close to the Okota suburb of Lagos and the offenses violated Part 137 of the Legal Legal guidelines of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendant was mentioned to have defiled the survivors after their father had entrusted them in his care and traveled to the village for burial. The prosecution added that he then threatened the survivors that their father would grow to be jobless in the event that they advised anybody in regards to the sexual encounter.

The convict was caught by one of many neighbors after he had chased one of many survivors within the compound and dragged her together with her underwear.

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