An Ikeja Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a scrap collector, Nurudeen Oriyomi, to 13 years’ imprisonment without the option of fine for raping a 12-year-old pupil, Ngozi (pseudonym) in the Bariga area of Lagos State.
The magistrate, Mrs. B.O. Osunsanmi, delivered the judgment after the convict pleaded guilty to two counts bordering on rape preferred against him by a police prosecutor, Inspector S. Imhonwa.
PUNCH Metro had reported that Oriyomi had forcefully slept with his victim on April 9, 2016, on Alhaji Yinusa Street. The victim, whose mother had travelled at the time, was said to be running an errand for her grandmother, when the Ilorin, Kwara State indigene forced her inside his room and raped her. Read more