A 59-year-old father, Eze Chukwuma, has been sentenced to double life imprisonment for defiling his two daughters over the course of 9 years. The artisan was sentenced Monday, September 18, by the Lagos State Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court sitting in Ikeja. Justice Abiola Soladoye who handed down the decision held that the prosecution sufficiently proved the two counts bordering on defilement in opposition to Chukwuma. The decide acknowledged that the testimonies of prosecution witnesses have been corroborated with that of the victims. According to her, legitimate proof was laced and documented, and the admission of the convict to have had canal data of his two daughters throughout cross-examination was essential. She stated that the defendants incestuous relationship together with his two daughters, following the loss of life of his spouse in 2008, makes no sense. The survivors informed this court docket that their organic father had been having intercourse with them after their mom died throughout childbirth. The decide stated: “The oldest was nine years old at the time. “The kids have been taken to their village, and even after telling their kinsmen about their fathers acts, nothing was accomplished. They returned to Lagos, and the second youngster reported to the college after her older sister ran away from house as she might not endure the assault. Justice Soladoye acknowledged that the college invited the Lagos State Ministry of Education and social staff which led to the convicts arrest, whereas the survivors have been taken to an orphanage. The defendant admitted the act and acknowledged that he was sorry. This can be in his assertion which was admitted and marked Exhibit A. He is a unclean father who ought to be locked up for life as his conduct is disgracing. The defendant is discovered responsible as charged and hereby sentenced to life imprisonment on every of the two costs, she stated. The decide additionally ordered that the convicts title ought to be registered within the Sexual Offences Register of Lagos State. She praised the survivors and their faculty authorities for talking up and reporting to the required authorities. Lagos State counsel, Mrs Olufunke Adegoke, introduced 5 witnesses whereas the convict testified as a sole witness through the trial. Adegoke submitted that the convict dedicated the offences between 2008 and 2017 at No. 2, Agbeke Street, by Iyana-Era Bus-stop, Ijanikin, Lagos State. The publish 59-year-old father sentenced to double life imprisonment for raping two daughters for years appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.