A Lagos based apprentice, Nwanko Ifeanyi, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice R.A Oshodi of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja Lagos State for sexually assualtiing his boss’ four-year-old daughter.
Ifeanyi, an apprentice to the victim’s father, who committed the offence in June 2017 was subsequently arrested and arraigned to court.
The charge read in part, “That you, Nwankwo Ifeanyi, about June 20, 2017, at 11, Joy Street, Ojo, did commit sexual assault on a four-year-old girl by putting your fingers into her private parts.”
Two witnesses were presented by the defence including the defendant’s brother, Nwankwo Nnamdi.
The judge said, “The victim’s father deals in electronics, while the defendant is his apprentice who lives in the same house with them.
“The defendant sexually assaulted the victim by dipping his finger into her private parts, as the victim constantly complained of pain and reported to her father that the defendant did it more than once.
“She was taken to three hospitals, after which the defendant was arrested and taken to the Ojo Police Station.”