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NSCDC indicts an 18-year-old man for reportedly defiling minors

The Prosecution Counsel, Halliru Isa, told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Jan. 8 at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano.

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On Thursday, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, arraigned an 18-year-old man, Isma’eel Abubakar, before a Senior Magistrates’ Court over alleged defilement of a minor. The defendant, who lives at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano, is standing trial on a one-count charge of rape.
The Prosecution Counsel, Halliru Isa, told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Jan. 8 at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano. He alleged that on the same date, at about 4:30 pm., the defendant deceived a five-year-old girl, lured her to his room, and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. Isa said that the offense contravened Section 283 of the Penal Code. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plea of the defendant was not taken. Senior Magistrate Haulatu Magaji ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional center. Magaji, after that, adjourned the case till Feb. 16, for mention.

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