Crime

Heavily pregnant Housewife kidnapped, s3xually assaulted by two Men

Heavily pregnant Housewife, kidnapped, s3xually assaulted by two Men

Two cattle herders have been remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly abducting and raping an eight-month pregnant woman.

According to reports, an area court in Gwagwalada in the FCT gave the order on Tuesday after the suspects pleaded guilty to the crime.

The prosecuting counsel at the court Dabo Yakubu, said that the defendants, Nuru Tukur (21) and Yusufa Haruna (29), on February 25, abducted the woman from her house in Abaji Area Council of the FCT, took her to a bush were both of them raped her.

He said one Abubakar Wakili of Yaba in Abaji Area Council reported the matter at Gwagwalada Area Command office on Feb.26.


Yakubu said that on Feb. 25, the convicts abducted the victim from Abaji Area Council from her house, adding that they took the victim to a bush where both of them raped her not minding that she was eight months pregnant.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 96, 262, 264, 387 of the Penal Code.

The Judge, Malam Abdullahi Abdulkarim, deferred sentencing in order for him to see and know the condition of the victim. (NAN)

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