Two years after defiling his neighbors 15 yars old daughter, the accused, 38 years old Aina Seun , has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment.
Aina who was not given any option of fine ,will be 63 year old at the end of his jail term.
Our Correspondent reports that the Lagos Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, convicted and sentenced Seun Aina, to 25 years imprisonment without an option of fine.
This was the judgement of Justice Abiola Soladoye, on Tuesday, 28th September, 2021, after finding the accused guilty of defilement.
“The defendant is sentenced to 25-years in prison without an option of fine,” the judge said.
The judgement came two years after he was arraigned in Court and he pleaded not guilty and the trial commenced.
The prosecution, led by Peter Owolabani, had told the Court during trial that the bus conductor committed the offense at 5.30 p.m. on 3rd January, 2018 at Dominion Estate Road, Ijede, Ikorodu, Lagos.
He said the convict was 35 years old as at the time he committed the offence and the minor was his neighbor’s daughter.
He reportedly lured her into his apartment, defiled her but was later caught in the act and the dastardly act was reported to the Police, who then arrested and charged him before the Court.
Also during the trial, the prosecution presented three witnesses including the Investigating Police Officer and a Medical Doctor.
The defense presented two witnesses, the convict, and a medical doctor.
The offence contravenes the provisions of Section 137 .