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Ekiti man jailed with flogging over attempted rape

Ekiti man jailed with flogging over attempted rape
An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Ajikawo Oluwatosin, to 16 years’ imprisonment for attempting to rape a lady and causing grievous harm.

4th August 2022 Ekiti State High Court 4th August 2022 An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Ajikawo Oluwatosin, to 16 years’ imprisonment for attempting to rape a lady and causing grievous harm.“The defendant is hereby sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment with canning in respect of count one (attempt to rape) and two years’ imprisonment in count two (grievous harm).C16, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.The defendant was arraigned on two counts of attempted rape and causing grievous harm.

According to the charges, the defendant, on February 13, 2021, at Ado Ekiti, attempted to rape the victim, identified only as Omotola.“The defendant showed no remorse up to this point.

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