Man bags 14 years for sexually assaulting hearing-impaired boy

Source: The Guardian Newspaaper

Incident Overview:

  • Success Odigoma Ude was sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy with hearing and speech impairment
  • The judge found the prosecution proved the case beyond reasonable doubt
  • Ude assaulted the boy between May and August 2021, contrary to Section 261 of the Criminal Law
  • Ude pleaded not guilty and six witnesses testified during the trial
  • Justice Oshodi affirmed corroboration of the boy’s testimonies with those of the Investigative Police Officer and the medical doctor
  • Ude was initially charged with sexual assault by penetration but found guilty of an attempt
  • The sentence aims to send a message against the sexual exploitation of vulnerable individuals, especially children with disabilities

Conclusion:

In conclusion, the sentencing of Success Odigoma Ude to 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy with hearing and speech impairment highlights the importance of justice for vulnerable individuals in society. The court’s decision to hold Ude accountable for his actions and register him as a sex offender sends a clear message against the exploitation of children, especially those with disabilities. This case underscores the need for stringent measures to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities and ensure their safety and well-being.

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Source of image: The Guardian Newspaper

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