An Akure Excessive Court docket on Friday sentenced a person to life imprisonment for having intercourse along with his teenage niece and her mates.
The convict, Kolawole Apoti who was dragged earlier than Justice Olutoyin Akeredolu was stated to have lured different teenage women to his home with assistance from his niece who can be a minor.
It was gathered that after forcefully and repeatedly having intercourse with the minors, Kolawola at all times offers them N100 afterwards and as properly threatened them.
Kolawole was stated to have been having illicit intercourse along with his niece for some time earlier than she began luring her mates to him.
All of the victims are college students of St Michael Catholic Excessive Faculty, Akure.
Kolawole’s escapades with the minors grew to become recognized when the ladies fought over the cash he gave to one among them and the principal acquired wind of what had been occurring.
One of many victims in her assertion through the trial stated, “The person struggled with me to take away my pant. He slept on me and penetrated into my personal half. One thing like water got here out which he used pink material to scrub up. Thereafter, the person gave me N100 and warned me to not inform my mum or dad in any other case I’d die.
“I forgot a pair of my sock in his room. after I went again for it, he slept with me once more.”
The prosecution led by Bunmi Koyenikan who referred to as 4 witnesses together with the Vice-Principal, Admin of St. Michael Catholic Excessive Faculty, Mrs. Ayibiowu Caroline Oluwatomisin, in the midst of the trial, stated the ladies have been frightened of informing their dad and mom stated due to concern of the dying risk by the convict.
Kolawole who denied the allegation of illegal sexual acts knowledgeable the court docket that the ladies consented to have intercourse with him after which he gave them cash.
With the court docket stating that the prosecution proved past an inexpensive doubt that the defendant raped the ladies who’re minors, the trial choose, Justice Olutoyin Akeredolu, discovered him responsible as charged and subsequently sentenced him to life imprisonment.