Nigerian man who turned 12-year-old lady into intercourse slave to listen to his destiny
Pretoria – A Nigerian man convicted of human trafficking, rape and sexual exploitation in South Africa was set to listen to his destiny in sentencing proceedings on the Benoni Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Thursday.
Forty-year-old Augustine Omini Oboni was discovered responsible of human trafficking, two counts of rape, statuary rape, sexual exploitation, kidnapping and maintaining a brothel, Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson for the Gauteng north area Lumka Mahanjana mentioned in an announcement.
“A 12-year-old minor was stored in a flat in Sunnyside, Pretoria for 3 months by Oboni. Throughout this era, he fed her with medication and compelled her to sleep with 5 to 6 males a day,” Mahanjana mentioned.
Oboni was arrested in 2016 and denied bail.
In keeping with police, the 12-year-old little one was strolling to a close-by park to satisfy associates when she encountered an unknown lady who satisfied her to go to Oboni’s flat in Sunnyside.
Pretoria Information reported in 2016 that the lady testified to sleeping within the flat with the unknown lady, with the understanding that she would return residence the next day. Nevertheless when she wakened the following morning, Oboni was sitting on the facet of the mattress and the girl had disappeared.
Oboni then demanded that the kid make him cash by prostituting herself. When she refused, he assaulted her and raped her repeatedly. He allegedly locked her up within the flat, typically with out meals and equipped her with medication to get her addicted so he may management her.
The kid ultimately succumbed and labored as a prostitute, handing the cash she obtained to Oboni. She managed to flee in December, two months after she was kidnapped, and Obono was arrested the identical day.
He mentioned he was in South Africa as an asylum seeker and self-employed as a hair-stylist in Pretoria.