Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Court remands civil servant for sexually assaulting 3-year-old boy

Court remands civil servant for sexually assaulting 3-year-old boy

A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 40-year-old civil servant, Abdullahi Abdulhamid, for allegedly sexually assaulting a three-year-old boy.
Abdulhamid, who lives at Dorayi Karama Quarters, Kano, is facing a one-count charge of act of gross indecency.

The prosecutor, ASP Rufa’i Inusa, told the court that one Ali Kabo of the same address reported the matter at Dorayi Babba Police Station, Kano, on May 18.
Inusa said that on May 17 at about 11 a.m., the accused lured the complainant’s three-year-old son into his house where he sexually assaulted the child.
“The accused assaulted the boy indecently by rubbing his manhood,” he said.
Inusa said that the victim was later rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano, for treatment.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 285 of the penal code.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril ordered the accused to be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the matter till June 26, for mention.

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