A 57-year-old man, David Oluwatoba, has been sentenced to 14 years prisonment for raping his 4-year-old step-daughter (names withheld).
Justice Toyin Abodunde of an Ado-Ekiti High Court held that the prosecution has proved the case beyond every reasonable doubt on the weight of evidence before the court.
The judge held that the prison term started counting from the day of conviction.
The incident happened on 12th August, 2013 at Odo Usi Street, Awo Road, Igede-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA while the convict was first arraigned in court on 27th November, 2015.
Exhibits tendered to convict Oluwatoba include photographs, medical report on sexual assault, statement of the accused at the police station, among others.
The convict is married to two wives including the mother of the victim who is the second wife. The victim was a product from a previous marriage before her mother married the convict.
On the day of the incident, the victim’s mother was not at home and the convict had a carnal knowledge of the girl after bathing her.