A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of a one Yusuf Usman, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old boy.
Usman, who resides at Dandishe Quarters, Kano, pleaded not guilty to a one-count charge leveled against him.
Insp Pogu Lale, the police prosecutor, told court that one Mubarak Hamza, reported the case at Dala Police Division in Kano on July 30.
Lale told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 29 at about 8 pm, by luring the complainant’s 10-year-old brother into his room at Dandishe Quarters, Kano, where he had carnal knowledge of him.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the offence contravenes Section 284 of the Penal Code.
The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, ordered the remand of the accused in prison and adjourned the case till September 18 for further mention.