A 21-year-old man, Musa Anifowose, is sentenced,in Abeokuta Magistrate’s Court,Ogun, to two years imprisonment for raping an eight-year-old girl.
The Magistrate, I.O Abudu, said that all the evidence tendered in court had convinced the court that the convict was guilty of the offence.
Anifowose, who resides at Ijebu Ode, Ogun State was sentenced on a one-count charge of sexual abuse, and also to two-year imprisonment without Fine.
The convict and forcefully took the girl to an abandoned building beside Sabo abattoir and had carnal knowledge of her when sent on an errand by her mother. The offence contradict Section 33 of the Child Rights Law of Ogun.
Inspector Abolade, told the court that the convict committed the offence on May 1 at about 9:00 am, at No. 6, Agbaje Street, Sabo area of Ijebu-Ode.