Rape: UNILAG Lecturer Bags 21-year Jail Term

Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Ikeja High Court has sentenced a part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Afeez Baruwa, to 21- year imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old girl admission seeker.

Justice Oyefeso convicted Baruwa of a one-count charge of rape.

“The prosecution has proven his case beyond a reasonable doubt. I found him guilty of the charge,” Justice Oyefeso said.

“I cannot begin to imagine the emotional trauma of the girl. The convict offended his family, the victim, the society and God.

“Baruwa I hereby sentenced you to 21 years imprisonment Maximum, this is my judgment,” delivering her judgment, the judge said.

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