Ogun Okada Rider To Spend The Rest Of His Life Behind Bars For Rape
A High Court in Abeokuta the capital of Ogun State, has on Thursday, sentenced an okada rider to a life term for raping a woman.
The convict, Jamiu Adegbesan is to spend the rest of his life behind bars with hard labour. He forcefully had sexual intercourse with the woman on October 15, 2021 at Temidire axis of the city.
The Chief State Counsel, Mrs. Oluwaseni Ogunjimi, told the court that the convict carried the woman on his motorcycle and forcefully dragged her to a house in the area, and raped her.
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The prosecutor said she threatened the woman with a broken bottle when she tried to raise an alarm.
The prosecuting counsel said the woman after the incident, narrated her ordeal to her grandmother she was residing with, who reported the incident to the police.
The state chief judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, in her judgement said the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt, and sentenced the accused to life term with hard labour.