Adeleke Yusuf in Abeokuta
A 35-year-old man Adekunle Olalere has been sentenced to life imprisonment by High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital for defiling a two-year-old girl,
Penpushing reports that, Justice Abiodun Akinyemi while delivering judgment held that the evidence presented before the court by the prosecution was tenable and found the convict who was arraigned on one count charge guilty as charged.
“Based on the evidence, I find and hold that the defendant, had sexual intercourse with the child and guilty as charged,” the judge declared as he announced conviction of Olalere, who is to spend rest of his life behind bar.
Penpushing further reports that, the prosecution counsel, Mrs Oluyemisi Aruleba, the assistant chief state counsel, had told the court during the trial that the convict committed the offence on March 22, 2017, at number 18, Bashorun Street off unity road, Olowotedo area in Mowe area of Ogun.
The prosecutor further told the court that the victim’s mother was a neighbour to the convict, stressing that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 32 of the Child Right laws of Ogun 2006.