Jos businessman, 25, jailed 2 years for raping minor

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A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old businessman, Isiaka Rabiu, to two years imprisonment for raping a 6-year-old girl. The presiding Judge, Mr Yahaya Mohammed, handed down the sentence after the convict pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of rape, and begged the court for leniency. Mohammed, who did not give the convict an option of fine, said that the punishment would serve as a deterrent to others who might want to engage in similar acts. Earlier, the police prosecutor, Sgt. Ibrahim Gokwat,…

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