BreakingNews 4/1/17 - Nigeria: 3 in prison for impregnating 14-year-old girl

[ Masterweb Reports: Habibu Umar Aminu reports ] - A senior magistrate court in Katsina has remanded three persons, namely Abdullahi Abubakar, Suleiman Laisa, and Bishir Umar  for allegedly raping and impregnating  a 14-year-old girl. At a resumed sitting yesterday, the police prosecuting officer, Inspector Kabir Mohammed told the court that the victim was six months pregnant and investigation was on to ascertain the main culprit.

 

He said the father of the girl, Abdullahi Nashole from Dutsinma local government area, had earlier reported the matter to the police accusing the suspects of individually luring and forcefully having carnal knowledge of his daughter and impregnating her. 

 

In her ruling the presiding judge, Fadilla Dikko asked the suspects to be remanded and adjourned the matter to 8th of next month. 

 

In a related development, a 60-year-old Idris Mohammed of Sabuwar Unguwa quarters in Katsina metropolis was also remanded in prison to next week 8th January for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl.

 

Habibu Umar Aminu reports from Katsina.

 

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