Three farmers have been arraigned before a senior magistrates’ court in Katsina for raping a 10-year-old girl. They are Yahuza Musa, Tasiu Abubakar and Sadiq Isyaku.
The three 20-year-olds, who reside at Dakiya village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State, appeared before Senior Magistrate Nafisa Bagiwa on one-count charge of rape.
Police prosecutor, Insp. Hashimu Musa, told the court that they committed the offence on June 11 at about 11.30 a.m. after which the matter was reported by one Isa Ali of Kitaki village in Safana Local Government Area at Safana police division at noon on June 12.
The victim had gone, in company of her three sisters, to buy mangoes at Dakiya village, but were accosted in the bush. Two sisters had escaped.