Joshua Onoyom was found guilty of raping a 5-year-old child by a family court in Calabar, Cross River State.
On Thursday, July 22, 2021, Hon. Justice E.E. Ita, the presiding Judge of the Family Court, found Onoyom guilty.
The Basic Rights Counsel Initiative was important in securing the conviction (BRCI)
Head of BRCI, Bar. James Ibor, confirmed the news in a statement, saying the convict will be sentenced on Friday, July 23.
“Hon. Justice E.E Ita (of Calabar Family Court Judicial Division) has just convicted Joshua Onoyom for the rape of a 5year old Child. Sentencing is tomorrow 23rd July, 2021. BRCI would like to appreciate the Judiciary, the Hon. Attorney General, the Commissioner of Police, Blessing Egwu, Staff & Volunteers of Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) and Child Protection Network for all your help” the statement read.