A man, Nura Asumoge, has been jailed by the Lagos State Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja for defiling a 13-year old girl.
Nura pleaded guilty to the 1-count charge levelled against him by the court.
He confessed that he sent the unsuspecting underaged victim on an errand on 3rd April, 2018. He forcefully had sexual intercourse with the victim and threatened her to refrain from informing anyone afterwards.
The Prosecuting Counsel, Mrs. Arinola Momoh-Ayonkanmbi, of the State Ministry Justice urged the court to sentence the defendant accordingly having pleaded guilty to the charge, stressing that evidence presented before the Court by the prosecution also supported the allegation levelled against the defendant.
Delivering the sentence, Justice Soladoye, found that the defendant is guilty of the charge which is punishable under section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State (2015) and sentenced him accordingly, which is 25 years in prison.
She also ordered that the convict’s name, Nura Asumoge, should be entered into the Sexual Offenders Register in Lagos State.