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Court Sentences Man To 12 years Imprisonment For Raping Two Children In Cross River

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A man identified as Godswill Idongesit Brownson has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for having unlawful carnal knowledge of two children aged 5 and 7 by a Family Court sitting in Calabar, Court in Cross River State.

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Idongesit was convicted on Wednesday, June 23, by the Chief Judge of Cross River State, Honourable Justice Akon Ikpeme.

His conviction was secured courtesy of the Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) team.

Head of BRCI, Barr. James Ibor, who confirmed the development thanked the Commissioner of Police, the Honourable Attorney General and the BRCI team for their effort in securing justice for the victims.

“The Honourable Chief Judge of Cross River State, Honourable Justice Akon Ikpeme has convicted Godswill Idongesit Brownson for the rape of two children aged 5 and 7. He has been sentenced to 12 years in a Custodial Correctional Facility. Thanks to the Commissioner of Police, the Honourable Attorney General, Blessing Egwu and the BRCI team.” he wrote.

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