BREAKING: COURT SENTENCES ABDUCTOR OF ESE ORURU
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Ese Oruru's abductor, Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years imprisonment.
Photo: Ese Oruru
Yinusa Dahiru abducted Ese in front of her mother's shop in 2015 when she was13-years-old.
She was taken from Bayelsa to Kano State where she was converted into Islam and forced into marriage by Yinusa Dahiru in the palace of the now-deposed Emir, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
Photo: Yinusa Dahiru
Ese was renamed 'Aisha' following her forced marriage to her Abductor, Dahiru.
Justice Jane Inyang, who presided over the sitting while delivering the long-awaited judgement, acquitted Dahiru on Count One.
She, however, jailed him five years (count two), seven years (count three) seven years (count four) and seven years, count five.
According to the judge, the sentences would run concurrently.