Singida Regional Resident Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Husein Azizi (34), a resident of Minga Street in Singida Municipal Council, to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a four-year-old child.
After reading his indictment, the defendant confessed and claimed that he was not committing the act against the child alone but there was another child who committed the act undetected.
According to the lawyer, the accused Azizi claimed, the children were following him to the orphanage because they loved him very much and he had not done the act immediately but was doing it regularly.
State Attorney, Elizabeth Barabara has claimed that, the accused committed the offense of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child on August 6, 2020 in Minga Street.
Delivering the verdict in criminal case number 135/2020, Senior Resident Magistrate of the Court, Robert Oguda has said that in order to be a lesson to other people with the same behavior as the accused, he will be sentenced to serve a life sentence.