OAU lecturer bags six years jail term for demanding sex-for-mark

The Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State today, December 17 sentenced the


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OAU lecturer bags six years jail term for demanding sex-for-mark

The Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State today, December 17 sentenced the Obafemi Awolowo University lecturer, Prof. Richard Akindele to six years jail term after pleading guilty of the allegation of sex-for-mark.

Akindele who  was arraigned to court by Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, for attempting to have sex with one of his students, Miss Monica Osagie in exchange for mark in his course.  

It would be recalled that after being disengaged from the services of the university, the ICPC dragged Akindele to the Federal High Court and the court remanded him in prison.

Our Correspondent reports that at the resumed hearing, the Prosecutor, Shogunle Adenekan told the court that all parties in the matter have reach plea bargain for a suspended sentence for the accused person.

In his rulling on the case, Justice Maurine Onyetenu said it was necessary to punish the Professor to serve as deterrent to other lecturers.

The Judge  sentenced Akindele to six years imprisonment.




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