Court sentences baker to 13 years’ imprisonment for raping teenager

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A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, sentenced a 22-year-old baker, Lawal Kamoru, to 13 years imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old girl.

Justice Raliat Adebiyi found Kamoru guilty of the one count of defilement levelled against him by the state.learnt that the convict and three others at large, had on February 1, 2014, gang-raped the victim inside an uncompleted building on Oluwanishola Street in the Ilaje, Bariga area of the state.

The victim had earlier told the court during her evidence that the convict was the leader of the gang. “The men followed behind while one of them flashed a torchlight. When we realised that they were still following us, we tried to run but they threatened to kill us. “Kamoru was the first person to remove his trousers and the others took turns to rape me thereafter, including the one who drove my sister away. He also came back and joined them.”Kwara Assembly urges gov to suspend 16 LGs chiefs


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Hmmm nawao

31 years would be better but we'll take the progress

animashauns619 Too lenient. 35 years it should have been.

More sentencing of rapists and more reporting of these cases please. Especially in grassroot media and alternative language news.

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