Man sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for defiling 8years old girl in Edo

by:

G-Viral

 

Brave Heart Initiative, a Non-governmental organization has been successfully secured a court victory in the court case of child defilement against a man identified as Frederick Agbozuadu who raped an 8-year-old girl in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.

 

In a statement released on Sunday, February 12, 2023, the NGO said, Frederick Agbozuadu was found guilty and sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Magistrate Court sitting in Igarra, without option of fine for child defilement.

The verdict was delivered on Thursday, February 9, 2023.

 

“One of our key highlights during our Annual Staff Training this past week was securing a judgement in one of the cases we facilitated with funding support from Open Society-Africa and MacArthur Foundation,” the statement reads.

“Frederick Agbozuadu was found guilty and sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Magistrate Court, Igarra without option of fine for the defilement of an 8-year-old girl from Ebigere Community, Akoko-Edo LGA, Edo State.

 

“We welcome this judgement and we anticipate more convictions against perpetrators this year.”

 

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