Federal high court sitting in Bayelsa State has sentenced Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years imprisonment over the abduction, rape and impregnating of Ese Oruru, a teenage girl.
Recall that Dahiru had in 2015, Abducted 13-year-old, Ese Oruru, raped and impregnated.
The Dahiru later took the young girl to Kano State where she was later rescued in the palace of the Emir of Kano.
The incident led to national outrage in 2015 with calls for more of forcefully married teenagers in the Northern part of the country to be freed.
Presiding judge, Justice Jane Inyang, acquitted the accused on the first count but convicted Dahiru on the remaining four charges.
The judge ruled that the sentence will run consecutively.