Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Proprietor bags 10 year jail term for raping Ten year-old girl in Ekiti [READ]
An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced a school proprietor, Ibitoye Babatunde to 10 years imprisonment for raping a 10-year-old girl.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the convict is the proprietor of God is Great Nursery and Primary school, Ado-Ekiti.
In his judgment, Justice Mosun Abodunde said that the prosecution had established case of rape beyond reasonable doubt. She described the convict as a pathological liar, randy, shameless adult who is a danger to girl-child around him, including his own female children.
The judge sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment without an option of fine. The State Counsel, Miss Oluseyi Ojo, had told the court that the accused had been assaulting the victim, until he raped her on June 10 in the school premises. She called four witnesses to prove her case, among them the victim, her step mother and a medical doctor.