Anglican priest remanded in prison for defiling a five-year-old girl

Anglican priest remanded in prison for defiling a five-year-old girl

On Monday, AN Ado-Ekiti High Court has sentenced an Anglican priest, Gabriel Asateru, to five years imprisonment for raping a minor. Delivering judgment, Justice Oluwatoyin Abodunde said Asateru, 53, stands guilty and is convicted to serve a prison term of five years, adding that the convict will pay N50, 000 fine as stipulated by the Child’s Rights Law 2005. Prosecuting counsel Ronke Odetola said the convict defiled a five-year-old girl on December 23, 2016, at Ifisin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The priest was arrested by the…

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