Court sentences man to triple life imprisonment for defiling daughter

Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos sentenced a father, Michake Ogbar, to triple life imprisonment for defiling and raping his three daughters of age 10, 20, and 24 years.


Justice Soladoye held that the prosecution proved all charges against the defendant beyond all reasonable doubt, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.


Ogba is facing three counts bordering on defilement and rape, offences which violate Sections 137 and 258(1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.


He pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.


The Lagos State Government, who brought the charges against the defendant, presented six witnesses during the trial.


While delivering judgement on Thursday, Justice Soladoye held that the father of the three daughters is found guilty as charged, as the burden of proof has been discharged.

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