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Man rapes 80-year-old woman in farm

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A 40 – year- old man , Jimoh Oyemomi , on Monday was arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates ’ Court sitting in Modakeke for having carnal knowledge of an 80 -year – old woman .
Oyemomi was arraigned on two counts bothering on rape and assault , and pleaded ‘ guilty ’ to the first count of rape , and ‘ not guilty ’ to the second count of assault .

The suspect , according to details presented before the court assaulted and raped the victim on a farm around 2 : 30 pm at a village near Modakeke called Onibambu.

The victim of the rape , identified as Mrs . Sangolana , it was also learnt, was strangled by the suspect .

Addressing the court , the police prosecutor handling the matter, Inspector Ona Glory, explained that Oyemomi committed the offence on Sunday , December 23 , 2018 , around 2 : 30 pm at Onibambu Village .

He said the accused unlawfully had carnal knowledge of an 80 – year – old Sogunlana without her consent , adding that the accused also assaulted the victim by strangling her while he committed the act .

The prosecutor said the offence committed contravened Sections 351 and 358 of the Criminal Code , Laws of Osun State , 2003 .

While the second count of assault pressed against Oyemomi was struck out by the court , Magistrate A . Famuyide , however , passed guilty verdict on him for the first count of rape , after he had admitted having unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim .

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Famuyide then sentenced him to three years jail – term .

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