Seun Aina, who is in his late 40’s was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for raping a 15-month-old baby in Ikeja, Lagos State, on Monday.
The judge, Abiola Soladoye, sentenced Mr Aina after finding him guilty of rape.
The prosecution led by Peter Owolabani said Aina, a bus conductor committed the offence at 5.30 p.m. on 3 January, 2018 at No. 5, Dominion Estate Road, Ijede, Ikorodu, Lagos.
“The defendant is sentenced to 25-years in prison without an option of fine,” the judge said.
Owolabani said, the convict was 35 years at the time he committed the offence and the minor was his neighbour’s daughter.
During the trial, the prosecution presented three witnesses including the Investigating Police Officer and a medical doctor.
The defence presented two witnesses .
The offence contravenes the provisions of Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2015.