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Man Remanded For Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl In Rivers

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A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday sentenced one Charles Ogagbe to 16 years in prison for defiling a 15-year-old girl.

Ogagbe, who hails from Delta State, was convicted of the crime which took place in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers, in 2022.

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Delivering the judgment, Chief Magistrate Rita Oguguo cited the Child Rights Act and stated that the prosecution successfully proved the allegation of defilement against Ogagbe.

Chief Magistrate Oguguo sentenced him to 16 years in prison without the possibility of a fine.

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