A 26 year-old man was on Thursday arraigned before a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly r*ping a minor.
The accused, Abbas Sanusi of Kabara quarters in Municipal Local Government Area, was accused before the court, sitting at Nomans land, of defiling a three year-old girl an offence contrary to section 283 of the penal code.
According to the First Information Report (FIR) the girl was sent by her mother to buy a sachet of pure water when the accused lured her into his shop at Kabara quarters and defiled her.
The report said the girl was currently receiving treatment in a Kano hospital.
Presiding Magistrate Fatima Adamu ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody pending the conclusion of investigation and adjourned the case till Aug. 22 for further hearing. [Vanguard]