Sexual Assault

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered that a 17-year-old, who allegedly sodomised a nine-year-old boy, be remanded in a Correctional Centre.

The minor, who lives at Kofar Mata Quarters Kano, is charged with unnatural offence.

The Chief Magistrate, Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman, ordered that the police to return the case file to the Kano Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

Yusuf-Suleiman adjourned that matter until Jan. 11, 2022, for further mention.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Kabiru Nafi’u informed the court that the minor committed the offence on Nov.1, at Rimin Kebe Quarters, Kano.

He said that at about 5:00 p.m, the minor lured the nine-year-old boy into an uncompleted building in Rimin Kebe Quarters and sodomised him.

Nafi’u said that the offence contravened Section 284 of the Penal Code.


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