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A 28 Year Old Man bags 10-year jail term for defiling minor in Benin

A 28 Year Old Man bags 10-year jail term for defiling minor in Benin

A 28 Year Old Man bags 10-year jail term for defiling minor in Benin

A family court, in Benin, Edo State, on Thursday, sentenced one Mohammed Aliu, 28, to 10 years imprisonment for defiling a ten-year-old girl.

 

 

The Chief Magistrate of the court, Mrs Adamaigbo Dorothy sentenced the defendant, after he had confessed to the charge.

 

 

The state Prosecutor, Mary Imhodemhe had prior told the Court that the accused committed the offense on May 23, at Evbukhu community, a sub-urban town along Sapele road in the State.

 

A 28 Year Old Man bags 10-year jail term for defiling minor in Benin

 

As per Imhodemhe, the defendant threatened to stab the minor, before unlawfully defiling the ten-year-old girl.

 

 

‘This offense negated segment 218 of the Criminal Code , Cap 48,Vol. II, Laws of the defunct Bendel province of Nigeria 1976 as appropriate in Edo,” he said.

 

A 28 Year Old Man bags 10-year jail term for defiling minor in Benin

 

The Chief Magistrate, notwithstanding, saw the defendant as blameworthy and condemned him to 10 years imprisonment based on the convict’s statement and proof of clinical report on the victim.

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