A Nigerian pastor who is identified as Ofure Rey Siakpere has been sentenced to life in jail for allegedly raping and impregnating his 14 year old in law.
The pastor who is also a businessman was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Wednesday, 19th of January, 2022 for raping and impregnating his 14 year old in law.
According to source, the crime was committed when he was 35 year old, at his resident around 2018 which is located at No. 10, Salaudeen Imam Street, Lagos.
The young girl revealed that she was overpowered and raped about 15 times by the pastor while living with him and his wife who is her aunt. She added that when ever she tries to resist him, he beats her up.
As at the time she gave her testimony in court, she had already delivered a baby due to the abuse, the convict and his wife, Mrs Adebimpe Siakpere testified for the defence.
The pastor, Siakpere in his testimony, denied the allegation laid against him as false but was sentenced to life imprisonment by the judge, Justice Abiola Soladoye after finding him guilty of the charges. She said that the prosecution had proved every ingredient for the offence of defilement. She described the prosecution witnesses as “compelling and convincing”.
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