By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
A 34-year-old bricklayer, Oyedokun Tunde, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by Osun Magistrate’s court sitting in Osogbo for raping a 13-year-old girl.
Oyedokun, was first arraigned on June 25, 2019 pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.
The prosecutor, ASP Fagboyinbo Abiodun informed the court that the convict committed the offence sometimes in April 2019 at No. 5, Balogun street, Omigade Area, Osogbo.
Abiodun said Oyedokun did unlawfully have carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl, Akinloye Stella and that the victim got pregnant but the child died after birth.
According to the Prosecutor, the offence committed by the convict contrary to and punishable under Section 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 and sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment.