Man, 39 Who Defiled UNILAG Pupils Bags Life Sentence

A Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, has sentenced a 39-year-old Abiodun Matthew to life imprisonment for defiling a pupil of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Women Society School.

Matthew, charged with sexual assault by penetration, was the school’s driver while the survivor was a four-year-old pupil.

The presiding judge, Justice Abiola Soladoye, sentenced the convict after establishing that the prosecution, which had presented four witnesses in the trial, proved the case against him beyond a reasonable doubt.

Justice Soladoye ordered that his name should be entered into the Sexual Offenders Register maintained by the Lagos State Government,” she ordered.

According to the State Department of Public Prosecution, DPP, the convict committed the offence on March 23, 2019.

He was said to have sexually assaulted the pupil of the University of Lagos Women Society Nursery and Primary School, located at Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, by penetrating her private part with his finger.

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