July 2010

LEWISHAM: Tutor jailed for sexually abusing girls

A 47-YEAR-OLD private tutor has been sentenced to seven years in jail after sexually abusing two girls he was hired to teach.

Ugochukwu Okorie, of St Johns Court, Lewisham, was previously found guilty of two counts of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old and two counts of sexual assaulting a six-year-old.

He was also convicted of possessing indecent images of other children after detectives discovered numerous CDs and USB sticks during a search of his home.

Okorie, who denied all the charges, was sentenced today (July 2) at Inner London Crown Court.