One Dayo Asiwaju who allegedly raped a university undergraduate student in Ekiti State has been jailed for life.
The Ekiti State High Court sitting on Thursday gave the life imprisonment judgment on the 24-year-old after he was found guilty of violating the college student using charms.
Charges brought against the culprit, Asiwaju stated that he committed the offences on March 29, 2019, on Ikoyi Street, Ikere Ekiti, where he used charm to rape the victim. The said victim is a 200-level student of Economics and Political Education at the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti.
Justice Lekan Ogunmoye in her ruling 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 on count one (rape) and on count two, he is sentenced to three years’ imprisonment.”
The prosecutor, Dolapo Oyewole, said, “The offence is contrary to sections 357 and 213 (b) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap. C16 Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.”
In the course of the trial, the prosecutor called two witnesses, while exhibits tendered included the statement of the defendant, a bed sheet stained with blood, charms, among others; the defendant spoke through his counsel, Chris Omokhafe, and called no witness.