to

his uncle so that

with food
abandoned
. 10--

he was going

was going to

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would supply
her to an

hiding place. Instead,
and asked her to

between death

for him to have sexual

She

·and ·laid

the

and raped

a report she

made,

was arrested

victim was

placed·-

after 3 days.
had
15

with her.

and

no noticeable

widow who
were seen by

the doctor who examined her.
In his

appellant stated

inform his

the

victim whom
compound.

defence
to 15years,

Olanya, he

had

did not

went to

The

guilty as charged
this appeal. There are

standing near
rejected his
him
of

appeal namely:

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(1) That the
facts
rape

trialjudge erred both in law and
convicting the appellant of

offence of

proof of penetration or any sexual

act and thereby occasioning a miscarriage of
justice.
(2) That the learned trial judge erred

law and

facts in failing to resolve contradictions in this
case in favour of

appellant.

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