A 14-year-old teenager, Taofeek Ibrahim has been served a one year imprisonment by an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin on Wednesday for unlawful attempt to defile a five-year-old girl.
The convict was tried on a one-count charge of unlawful carnal knowledge.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Thomas Ojo, in his statement told the court that the convict committed the crime on July 14, 5015, at No. 37, at Iwehen Str., Benin city. He said the offence contravened Section 218 of the criminal Code.
In her ruling, the presiding judge Magistrate, Mrs J.O Ejale, sentenced Ibrahim to one year imprisonment with an option of N20, 000 as fine.
source: Information Nigeria