Crime

Man allegedly have canal knowledge of 4-year-old girl, after luring her to his bedroom

Man allegedly have canal knowledge of 4-year-old girl, aftet luring her to his bedroom

A Kaduna State High Court has sent a 34-year-old labourer to Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl.

The police charged Adamu, who resides in Pala Village of Anchau Local Government Area of Kaduna State with defilement.

Justice A. A. Bello, who declined to admit the defendant to bail, ordered that he should be remanded in a Kaduna correctional centre.

She adjourned the case until March 10 for hearing.


Earlier, the Defence Counsel, Rabiu Adamu made a bail application in favour of his client, urging the court to grant him bail in the most liberal terms.

The Prosecution Counsel, Florence Hassan told the court that the defendant defiled the minor on Jan. 24.

Hassan said that the defendant lured the four-year-old into his room when her mother went to the market and defiled her.

She said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 257 and is punishable under Section 258 of the Penal Code of Kaduna State, 2020(as amended).

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