A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Kaiama in the Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State has sentenced a commercial motorcyclist, Hussain Kamilu, to a total jail term of 42 months for raping a 15-year-old girl.
The convict who was found guilty of three counts will, however, spend 18 months of the 42 months at the Federal Correctional facility in New Bussa, Niger State for sexual assault if he can pay the option of a fine imposed on him instead of 12 months imprisonment each for criminal trespass and intimidation respectively by the Magistrate, Abubakar Boro.
Kamilu, 35, who was arrested on Sunday by the Kaiama Division of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command in Ado village, Bani in Kaiama Local Government Area of the state was prosecuted for the alleged rape of a 15-year-old lady in Adogo village in the council area.
According to a statement by the state Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Ayeni Olasunkanmi, the convict was alleged to have taken the victim on a motorcycle to an unknown destination where he sexually molested her and threatened her never to tell anyone.
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