Adaba, June 27, 2002 (WIC)- The Adaba woreda court in Bale zone, Oromia State has
sentenced a man for 12 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a five-year old girl.
Citing the court ruling, Woreda police said the accused, Debele Egu, 20 was found guilty of
raping the child last April when she were collecting fuel dug.
Police said the defendant would have received 15 years in prison had it not been for his zero
previous crime record.