OVERVIEW OF: Bricklayer sentenced to 12 Years for raping 13Years Old girl
A 34years old bricklayer, Tunde Oyedokun was on Tuesday sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by an Osogbo Magistrates Court, for raping a 13years old girl.
The convict, who was arraigned on June 25, 2019, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge preferred against him.
The bricklayer committed the offence sometimes in April 2019 at No. 5, Balogun street, Omigade Area In Osogbo.
The prosecutor, ASP Abiodun Fagboyinbo had earlier informed the court that the convict had carnal knowledge of the 13-year-old girl, Stella.
He said that the victim got pregnant after the incident but the child died after birth, stating that the victim (Stella) is feeling fine now.
The offence committed was contrary to and punishable under Sections 218 and 222 of Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002.
Delivering her judgment, Magistrate Modupe Awodele, held that all evidence presented before the court by the prosecution was tenable and found the convict guilty as charged.
She, however, sentenced Oyedokun to 10 calendar year imprisonment for first count and two calendar year for the second charge to run concurrently.