The daughter with some members of the BraveHeart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI) had died in a car crash while going to Benin for judgment on January 16 early this year. The late Gift was five months pregnant at the time of her death.
The father initially pleaded guilty to the offense but changed his plea to not guilty after the death of his daughter which made full trial to commence.
Jacob was convicted on three count charges of unlawful possession of fetish wrap of the victims’ pubic hair; unlawfully and indecently have canal knowledge of his biological daughter and repeated sexual assault.
Delivering judgment in the case, Presiding Magistrate, D.I Adamaigbo (Mrs.) sentenced Jacob Alonge to five years on count one, two years and 14 years respectively on count two and three.