Man In Ekiti Rapes Daughter And Shoots Son
Lucky Ayosin has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an Ekiti State High Court after impregnating his daughter after serial rape.
The suspect was also sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Justice John Adeyeye for attempted murder of his son, Ilesanmi, who caught him having sex with the victim.
Adeyeye has ordered that both sentences run simultaneously.
The suspect blasted Ilesanmi with a single-barrelled gun attempting to cover up the incest.
Luckily The boy did not die and managed to report the incident to his mother, Yemisi Bayode, who had divorced Lucky 14 years ago and left the two children in his custody.
The victim, who was a Senior Secondary School 3 pupil at the time of the incident, gave birth to a baby girl whilst the case was ongoing.
The incident happened on or around November 19, 2015, at Isaba-Ekiti, in the Ikole Local Government Area of the state.
The convict first appeared before a magistrate’s court after which legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions necessitated the transfer of the matter to the state High Court.
Lucky was first arraigned at the High Court on February 21, 2017, on two counts of attempted murder and rape.
The prosecution called five witnesses in the course of the trial, including a medical doctor who examined the victim.
Exhibits tendered included the statement of the convict, a medical report and the single-barrelled gun used by Lucky to shoot his son.
A counsel from the office of the DPP, Mrs. Kemi Ajumobi, represented the state, while the convict was represented by Mrs. A.T. Baderinwa from the Legal Aid Council.