Pedophile: 65-yr-old man arrested for raping 7-yr-old girl in Delta

Rape is a very serious crime

A man has been remanded in jail for five years after having carnal knowledge of a 7-year-old girl.

A 65-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in jail for the rape of a 7-year-old girl in Effurun, Delta State.

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The suspect, Mr. Brakeme John has been sentenced to five years in prison for raping the victim on June 8th, 2014 at Omokosi chive in Effurun.

Mr Brekeme was arraigned before a magistrate court in Udu, Udu local government area of Delta State on today, September 8.

The reports reveal that the cry of the young girl had attracted residents who came to her aid after Mr Brekeme had forced himself on her.

Mr Brekeme was reportedly under the influence of alcohol at the time, before he dragged the victim into an uncompleted building to commit the dastardly act.

The Magistrate presiding over the case, Mr. Moses Akpona, found Mr Brekeme guilty on a three-count charge of having unlawful carnal knowledge, assault and battery.

The accused reportedly pleaded guilty and begged that justice is tempered with mercy.

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The judge later sentenced him to five years in jail for the first count and two years in the third count without an option of fine.

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