Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) Ondo state command on Wednesday says it has secured six conviction from various offences out of 10 cases in the court from January till date.
The State Commandant,Mr Pedro Awili Ideba,state commandant disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Akure.
Awili said that the recent conviction was a case of a 35 year-old business man, Akinyosoye Oladapo who sexually abusing a sixteen year old girl.
According to him, on theJune 14, 2017, a case of sexual abuse by one Akinyosoye Oladapo was reported to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the NSCDC state command.
He said that on June 22, 2017, the Suspect was charged to the Family Court, Oke-eda, Akure after thorough investigation was carried out before it was later transferred to magistrate court for proper trial.
The NSCDC boss said that after several adjournments of the case, judgment was eventually passed on the March 8, 2018.
He explained that Oladapo was found guilty by the court over the case and convicted on the charge of sexual exploitation and sentenced to five years inprisonment with hard labour.
Awili explained that Oladapo was alleged to have been sexually abusing a 16 year-old girl whom he brought under his custody from the village when she was nine year-old with the pretence of giving her better future.
He said that the convict connived with a quack nurse, one Abiodun Ekundayo, to perform abortion on the victim on two different occasions.
The NSCDC boss noted that the victim confessed that she had been molested by the suspect since she started living with him and she had always been threatened not to reveal his actions.
He said that Oladapo’s evil act was only brought to light when the girl’s teacher noticed a drop in her academic performance.She was then questioned and later revealed what she had been passing through.
Awili,therefore urged members of the public to keep a good eye on their wards and warned sexual offenders to desist from such acts or face the wrath of the law.(NAN)