Just In: Court Convicts Man for Raping An Eight Years Old Child In Calabar


A High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital has convicted Aniedi Mfon, age 25, forĀ  raping an eight years old child in Calabar today, May 6th 2024.

Delivering the judgement, Hon. Justice Blessing Egwu, of the High Court of Cross River State, sentenced him to life imprisonment.

The Judge who lamented the high prevalence of rape, also awarded a fine of One Million naira to the survivor.

Reacting to the development, Founder of Basic Rights Council Initiative, Mr James Ibor Esq, noted that “I wish to thank the Commissioner of Police and his team, Attorney General, Ededem Ani and his team the staff of the Basic Rights Counsel Initiative and the survivor and her father who resisted intimidation and bribes to back out. Special thanks to our amiable Prosecutor Patience Akpama. You are a rising star”


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