-From Onoriode Etatsemi:
A High Court in Delta State sitting at Asaba, has convicted and sentenced one Daniel Godwin Etong (m) to life imprisonment for the defilement of a 7 year old girl.
A statement issued Mrs Patricia Uche Akamagwuna, Director, Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence and Child Rights Unit, Ministry of Justice Asaba, Delta State, stated that the Convict has consequently been registered in the Delta State Sexual Offenders Register with his details uploaded in the National Database.
Mrs Akamagwuna stated that the judgement, is a pointer to the fact that the fight against perpetrators of Sexual Offences in the State was winnable. She said that judgement ensured that one more Sexual Offender was off the street and would not be able to prey on defenceless children and women. She stated that the conviction and sentence will help to deter others from committing similar Offences.