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Court Sentences Father of 3 To Life Imprisonment

A Domestic and Sexual Violence Court sitting in Ikeja on Thursday has sentenced one Micheal Ogbar to life imprisonment for Defilement of Child and Rape.

The father of 3 aged 13, 21 and 25 was earlier arraigned before Hon. Justice Abiola Soladoye on the 3rd of December, 2018 for a 1 count charge of the Defilement of a Child, contrary to Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015 and 2 counts charge of Rape, contrary to section 258 (1) of the criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

The prosecution presented six (6) witnesses to who testified that the defendant had unlawful sexual intercourse with his three daughters.

Hon. Justice Abiola Soladoye held that the Prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt and thereby convicted and sentenced the defendant accordingly.

“The defendant is found guilty as charged as the burden of proof has been discharged and sentenced to life imprisonment on three (3) counts charge which are to run concurrently without the option of a fine”.

His name is to be registered in the sexual offenders register maintained by the Lagos State Government.

Court Sentences Father of 3 To Life Imprisonment
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