Defilement: Kate Henshaw in court for medical director’s judgment

A Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, was on Tuesday at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence court to witness the judgment of the medical director of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, Doctor Olufemi Olaleye, accused of defiling his wife’s niece.

Olaleye was arraigned on two counts bordering on defilement and sexual assault by penetration of his wife’s niece, preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.

The defendant was arraigned on November 30, 2022, and he pleaded not guilty to the offences.

The offence took place at No 17, Layi Ogunbambi Close, Maryland, Lagos State.

Doctor Olaleye was accused of unlawfully having sexual intercourse with his wife’s 15-year-old niece.

He was also accused of sexually assaulting the teenager by penetrating her mouth with his manhood.

According to the prosecution, the offences committed contravened Sections 137 and 261, of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015.

Following his plea of not guilty, Justice Oshodi granted him bail in the sum of N50m with two sureties in like sum who must have landed property in Lagos State.

The judge ordered that both sureties must also provide evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government in the last three years.

Justice Oshodi further ordered that Olaleye must deposit his international passport, including his British passport and original documents of landed property to the registrar of the court.

After the conclusion of the trial, the court fixed October 24, 2023, (Today) for judgment.

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