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UNILAG lecturer found guilty of rape, sentenced to 21-years in prison


A part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Afeez Baruwa has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping an 18-year-old girl admission seeker.

The judgement was handed down on Thursday by an Ikeja  High Court.

Justice Josephine Oyefeso convicted Baruwa of a one-count charge of rape brought against him.

Justice  Oyefeso said: “The prosecution has proven his case beyond a reasonable doubt. I found him guilty of the charge”.

Delivering her judgement, the judge said: “I cannot begin to imagine the emotional trauma of the girl. The convict offended his family, the victim, the society and God.

“Baruwa I hereby sentence you to 21 years imprisonment Maximum, this is my judgment”

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