33-year-old Amaechi Mogaha and 30-year-old Chukwuedo Mogaha were on Monday jailed for gang r*ping a 12-year-old girl in Oshimili-South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The accused r*ped their unnamed victim on June 6 inside a classroom of a primary school in the area.
The Public Relations Officer, PRO, Delta State Ministry of Justice, Ivovi Aruoriwo, in a statement made available to newsmen said an Akwukwu-Igbo High Court in Delta State, presided over by Justice Marcel Okoh, found the two brothers guilty of the charges of conspiracy and rape.
The statement reads in part, “Chukwuedo, was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment for the offence of conspiracy to commit r*pe, and 14 years with hard labour, for the substantive offence of r*pe.
“The second accused, Amaechi, was sentenced to seven years in jail for count one, while he was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment with hard labour for indecent assault.
“The court held that the sentences were to run concurrently,” the PRO added.