15th July 2024
Crime & Investigation News

Court Sentenced Man16 Years In Prison For Defiling Minor In Port Harcourt

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a man, Charles Ogagbe to 16 years in prison for defiling a 15-year-old girl.

Ogagbe, originally from Delta State was convicted of the crime, which occurred in 2022 in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Chief Magistrate Rita Oguguo, in her judgment, cited the Child Rights Act, stating that the prosecution successfully proved the case of defilement against Ogagbe.

Chief Magistrate Oguguo sentenced him to 16 years imprisonment without the option of a fine.

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