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Court Sentences DJ To Life Imprisonment In Ekiti

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Ekiti State High Court
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News filtering from Ekiti State courtroom, said a young disc jockey (DJ), , has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an Ekiti State High Court for kidnapping three schoolgirls on May 2nd, 2018 in the peaceful town of Ayetoro.

The presiding judge, Justice Abiodun Adesodun held that “the defendant is found guilty as charged and is convicted accordingly and he is sentenced to life imprisonment.”

According to the Prosecutor, Mr Wale Fapounda, the defendant and others now at large kidnapped three underaged secondary school girls names withheld.

He submitted that the offence is contrary to Section 3(a) of the Kidnap and Terrorism (Prohibition) Law of Ekiti State, 2015.

One of the victims, who narrated her ordeal said, she was in the company of her three friends to ease themselves during break time in their school when they saw three men.

She said that the three men descended on a tree,they held them, tied their mouth before tied them to a tree and started jubilating adding that their shout for help attracted the villagers who came to their rescue.

The prosecutor, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda called 5 witnesses including the victim and I.P.O to prove his case while the accused statement was tendered as an exhibit.
While the counsel to the defendant, Mr Yinka Opaleke only spoke through his lawyer and called no witnesses.

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