Court remands man for defiling four-year-old boy

Court remands man for defiling four-year-old boy



A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano has ordered that a 20-year-old man, Tasi’u Adamu be remanded in a Correctional centre for allegedly defiling a four-year-old.

The defendant, who lives in Indabawa Quarters, Kano State, was standing trial on a charge of unnatural offence.

The Prosecutor, Mrs Maryam Jibril, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on November15, 2021.

She alleged that on the same date around 8:00 p.m the defendant entered his neighbour's house situated at Indabawa Quarters and had anal sex with the four-year-old boy.

The defendant, however, denied committing the offence.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened the provision of section 284 of the Penal Code.

Chief Magistrate, Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman, ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

He adjourned the case until January 25, for further mention.


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