- A Nigerian identified as Obinna Mba has been jailed in Ghana for defiling a 12-year-old girl
- The Nigerian was jailed by Justice Rita Diko of a circuit court in the West African country
- Mba would also be deported after he must have served his sentence
A 33-year-old Nigerian immigrant identified as Obinna Mba has been jailed by a circuit court in Ghana for raping a 12-year-old girl in Nungua, a town in the municipal district in Accra.
Justice Rita Doko was said to have sentenced the Nigerian to seven years imprisonment after being found guilty on the charge of defilement.
Premium Times reports that Mba would also be deported after he must have served his sentence.
Legit.ng gathers that the prosecutor, deputy superintendent of police, Agnes Boafo, narrated how Mba lured the minor to his shop and had sexual intercourse with her.
According to the DSP, the victim kept the ordeal to herself because the convict had threatened her to keep quiet or she loses her life.
The DSP says: ”The victim, mother, and Mba reside in the same vicinity at Nungua in Accra.
”In August, last year, Mba’s sister sent the victim to collect some sacks at her shop so she could pack some plantain leaves into them.
”On reaching the shop, she met Mba, who lured her into the shop and had sex with her. After the act, Mba warned the victim not to disclose the act to anyone else she would die.
”Mba became so close to the victim afterward and her mother became suspicious of their relationship.
”When the victim’s mother questioned her over the said relationship, the victim let the cat out of the bag and a report was made to the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit, Nungua.
”The mother was issued with a medical form to seek medical attention for the victim and based on the report, the police arrested Mba.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court denied bail to a student of Babcock University, James Aguedo, accused of involvement in gang-rape of a student of the University of Lagos (Unilag).
Soladoye in a ruling on Thursday, April 18, said 20-year-old Aguedo did not provide compelling circumstances as to why the court should grant him bail.
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