From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti
An Ado-Ekiti High Court has sentenced one Asiwaju Dayo to life imprisonment on two count charges bothering on rape and unlawful possession of criminal charms, contrary to sections 357 and 213 (b) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap C16 Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.
Delivering his judgment, yesterday, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye said: “The sole issue for determination is resolved in favour of the prosecution. The defendant is accordingly found guilty as charged on both counts.”
He is sentenced to life imprisonment in count one (Rape) and in count (two), he is sentenced to three years imprisonment.
According to the charge sheet, Asiwaju Dayo (24) committed the offences on March 29, 2019, at Ikoyi Street, Ikere Ekiti, when he used charms to rape a 200-level student of Economics/Political Education of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti.