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NSCDC arraigns 18-year-old man for allegedly defiling minor

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NSCDC arraigns 18-year-old man for allegedly defiling minor

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State command, on Thursday, arraigned an 18-year-old man, Isma’eel Abubakar, before a Senior Magistrates’ Court over alleged defilement of a minor.

The defendant, who lives at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano, is standing trial on one-count charge of rape.

The Prosecution Counsel, Halliru Isa, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 8 at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano.

He alleged that on the same date at about 4:30 pm., the defendant, deceived a five-year-old girl, lured her to his room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

Isa said that the offence contravened Section 283 of the Penal Code.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plea of the defendant was not taken.

Senior Magistrate Haulatu Magaji ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional centre.

Magaji, therafter, adjourned the case till Feb. 16, for mention. 

Vanguard News Nigeria

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