- As court remands guard in prison pending bail
A Kano State Magistrate Court sitting at Audu Bako Secretariat has sent a 55-year-old security guard, Magaji Sule, to prison for allegedly raping an eleven-year old girl.
Sule who resided in Panshekara Quarters in Kano metropolis alleged abused the girl on August 6, this year after luring her into his farmland with N60.
The police prosecutor, Sgt. Pogu Lale, told the court that one Isah Hassan of same address as the accused, on August 9, reported the case at Panshekara Police Division, Kano.
The complainant alleged on August 6, the accused lured his daughter with N60 into a farmland behind Panshekara Primary School and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 283 of the penal code.
When the charge was read, the accused pleaded not guilty.
Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, ordered his remand and adjourned the case to September 19.