18-Year-Old Jailed For Rape Of 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl

An 18-year-old man who raped an 11-year-old girl in a north London park, has been jailed for life, with a minimum term of eight years.

Opemipo Jaji, of Edmonton, denied the attack in Jubilee Park, Enfield, north London in November last year.

The jury had heard that Jaji had followed the girl off a bus as she made her way home from school. He was returning from seeing his probation officer. The young girl had crossed the road three times to try and avoid Jaji, then tried to run away, but Jaji grabbed her and took a secluded area of the park and subjected her a three hour ordeal.

Jaji had two previous convictions, one for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl a year before the rape and one for making indecent images of children.


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