The Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State command, on Thursday, arraigned an 18-year-old man, Isma’eel Abubakar, earlier than a Senior Magistrates’ Court docket over alleged defilement of a minor.
NAN stories that the defendant, who lives at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano, is standing trial on one-count cost of rape.
The Prosecution Counsel, Halliru Isa, advised the courtroom that the defendant dedicated the offence on Jan. 8 at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano.
He alleged that on the identical date at about 4:30 pm., the defendant, deceived a five-year-old woman, lured her to his room and forcefully had carnal information of her.
Isa mentioned that the offence contravened Part 283 of the Penal Code.
Though the plea of the defendant was not taken the Senior Justice of the Peace Haulatu Magaji ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional centre.
Magaji, thereafter, adjourned the case until Feb. 16, for point out.