Court Sentences Doctor Femi Olaleye To Life Imprisonment For Defiling Wife’s Niece

Doctor Olufemi Olaleye, the medical director of the Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday by the Lagos State Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence sitting in Ikeja for defiling his wife’s niece.

After finding him guilty of the crime of defiling and sexually penetrating a 15-year-old girl, Justice Rahman Oshodi punished him.The judge ruled that all of the evidence presented to the court supported the victim’s testimony and that the prosecution had established its case beyond a reasonable doubt.

The Lagos State Government filed two charges against Olaleye that bordered on defiling and sexually assaulting his wife’s niece. These charges led to his arrest.The defendant was arraigned on November 30, 2022.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Dr Babajide Martins had told the court that Olaleye had committed the offences sometime between February 2020 and November 2021.

He said the offence took place at No 17, Layi Ogunbambi close, Maryland, Lagos state.

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 penis.

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.

During the trial, the convict’s wife, Aderemi Olaleye, told the court that her husband had been sexually abusing her niece during her stay with them.

She testified that the convict first introduced pornography and MouthAction to the victim and he released sperm into her mouth.

She said it started in March 2020 till July 2021.

The witness narrated to Justice Oshodi, that the girl confessed to a relative and their driver that the doctor had been sleeping with her and threatened to kill her and the witness if she told anyone.

The mother of two, who is the complainant said on oath, “My lord, on November 27, 2021, my second cousin told my aunty who is my mother’s sister that since March 2020 Femi has been sexually abusing her and introduced her to pornography, from there he graduated to MouthAction with her, that he does this in different places in the home where there are no cameras.”