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Court sentences doctor to life imprisonment for raping wife’s niece

Court sentences doctor to life imprisonment for raping wife’s niece
Court sentences doctor to life imprisonment for raping wife’s niece

The Medical Director of the Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, Doctor Olufemi Olaleye was found guilty of raping his wife’s niece by Justice Rahman Oshodi of the Ikeja Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence on Tuesday.

The judge ruled that the victim’s testimony and the medical professional who examined her were credible.

He added that Olaleye’s confessional statement and exchange of WhatsApp and email messages with his wife were enough evidence against him.

According to Justice Oshodi, the victim was raped and made to suck the defendant’s manhood, as evidenced by the statement and undertaking he signed at Anthony Police Station with his lawyer Olalekan Buruji and his NBA seal.

Oshodi convicted Olaleye of defiling and sexually contacting a 15 year old minor and established that the prosecution was able to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt and that all the evidence before the court corroborated that of the victim.

Olaleye was charged with a two-count charge of defilement and sexual assault by penetration of his wife’s niece, offences which he was alleged to have committed between March 2020 and November 2021.

The defendant was arraigned on 30 November 2022, and he pleaded not guilty to the offences.

The prosecution presented at least seven witnesses. However, one was “withdrawn.”

The witnesses include the defendant’s wife, who reported the case to the police, the alleged survivor, (name withheld); a child forensic specialist, Bisi Ajayi-Kayode; police inspector Esther Igbineweka; medical examiner Akinbunmi Oyebimpe and Abe Leonard, a police officer.

Techrectory with Agency Report.

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