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An Oyo State High Court has sentenced a naturalist doctor, Seyi Adekoya, to 14 years imprisonment for rape.

Adekoya who lives at E7/207, Oke Offa Baba Isale, Ibadan, was accused of forcefully having carnal knowledge of nine-year-old girl on August 16, 2015, in Ibadan.

Justice Ezekiel Ajayi ruled that he was of the view that the prosecution had proved the essential ingredients of rape.

He held that the defendant was guilty as charged and accordingly all issues resolved against the defendant.

The defendant was sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.

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