A 38 year old man identified Justice Otobo is to spend 5 years in prison for sexually abusing an eight year old girl in Famgbe community of Yenagoa Local Government area of Bayelsa State.
He was convicted and sentenced by a Magistrate Court sitting in Yenagoa.
Otobo, who committed the crime on the 4th of February this year was charged to court by the Nigerian Police on the petition filed by the Child Protection advocacy group known as the Do Foundation.
The Police dragged the arrested man to court on two charges unlawful and indecent assault.According to the Police in a suit ,
Justice Otobo unlawfully and indecently assaulted the 8 year old by inserting his finger into her body which caused her harm and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 282 of the criminal code CAP 14 laws of Bayelsa State of Nigeria 2006.
The arrested pedophile, Justice Otobo, pleaded guilty to the two count charges.