Commercial motorcyclist jailed for life for r*ping a corper in Niger State

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A commercial motorcyclist , Ugochukwu Unadumene from Agaie, Niger State, has been convicted for r*ping a female corper on May 3rd, 2018.

According to reports, the suspect on the said date, conveyed the victim along Lapia-Agaie road where he assaulted and r*ped her in a forest.

The suspect was apprehended and investigated. The Niger police command filed two charges before the High court and invited eight witnesses in proof of the allegation while the accused person entered into his defence and denied the allegation.

The matter was adjourned to 22nd June, 2021 for judgement and the presiding Judge sitting at High Court Minna, held that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt and sentenced the accused person to one year imprisonment without option of fine for the offence of voluntary causing hurt without provocation and life imprisonment without option of fine for r*pe. They are to run concurrently.

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