Lagos Doctor, Olaleye, Bags Life Imprisonment For Raping Wife’s Niece
The Lagos State Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence sitting in Ikeja on Tuesday sentenced the Medical Director of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, Doctor Olufemi Olaleye, to life imprisonment for the defilement of his wife’s niece.
Justice Rahman Oshodi sentenced him after he found him guilty of the offence of defilement and sexual penetration of a 15-year-old girl.
The judge held that the prosecution was able to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt and that all the evidence before the court corroborated that of the victim.
Olaleye was arraigned on two counts which bordered on defilement and s3xual assault by penetration of his wife’s niece, preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.
The convict was arraigned on November 30, 2022, and he pleaded not guilty to the offences.
The Director of Public Prosecutions Dr Babajide Martins had told the court that Olaleye had committed the offences sometime between February 2020 and November 2021.
He said the offence took place at No 17, Layi Ogunbambi close, Maryland, Lagos state.
Olaleye was accused of unlawfully having s3xual intercourse with his wife’s 15-year-old niece.
He was also accused of s3xually assaulting the teenager by penetrating her mouth with his p3nis.