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Man, 25, Jailed 14 Years for Defiling Neigbour’s Daughter

     
 
 human_trafficking_rapeAn Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old unemployed man, Ogboru Godspower, to 14 years imprisonment for defiling a 13-year-old daughter of his neighbour.
 
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, sentenced Godspower after he pleaded guilty to the offence.
 
“The accused is hereby sentenced to 14 years imprisonment to serve as deterrent to others and to reform him to be a law abiding citizen,” he said.
 
The convict was arraigned on Aug. 14 on a one-count charge of defilement.
 
The convict, lives at 30, Egbin Sand filled Ijede, Ikorodu in Lagos.
 
The prosecutor, Jimah Iseghede, had told the court that the offence was committed on Aug. 8 at Godspower’s residence.
Iseghede said that the victim was going to take her bath when the accused waylaid her, removed her towel and defiled her.
 
“It was a neighbour who saw the accused in the act that alerted the whole house,’’ he said.
 
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

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