Thursday, August 11, 2011

Court gives 18 years to a father who raped his daughter | News

The Ethiopian Reporter "Hussein Reshid, 58, a man found guilty of raping his own 12-year-old daughter, was given 18 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Seventh Criminal Bench of the Federal First Instance Court on Tuesday. The court also gave seven years of rigorous imprisonment on Wednesday to Mesfin Dagne, 23, who was found guilty of committing a homosexual act against a 13-year-old minor. Hussein was charged by the federal prosecutors on two counts of sexual outrage and incest in July 2010. He raped his daughter on September 20, 2009 at his home in Arada sub-City, at a place known as Datsun Sefer, the first count of the charge read."