An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court today October 25th sentenced a security guard, Onoja Abel, to seven years imprisonment for raping a nine-year-old girl. Abel had lured the girl into his room and raped her three times, between September to October 2015.
The Chief Magistrate sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to rape and assault to five years imprisonment for unlawful carnal knowledge of the girl + 2 years imprisonment for indecent assault without an option of fine, with hard labour and to run concurrently.
The accused apologized for his actions saying, 'I regretted my action because I have a child of 10 years, my second child.'
You have a 10 year old daughter of your own and you rape another person's child?